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Police are still killing Black people and Philadelphia is fed up. David Dennis Jr. explains how, unfortunately, Trump’s war on Black voters is far from over and Level writer Shane Paul Neil writes about the awkwardness of White joy post-election. Nicole Froio breaks down how the student loan crisis is a racial inequality issue because, as she points out, intergenerational wealth is a privilege. ZORA reports on how Southern Black organizers have some advice for future campaigns. And GEN’s own Andrea González-Ramírez talked to filmmaker Erika Cohn about Belly of the Beast, a documentary uncovering forced sterilizations that largely affect and target women of color.

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