Colorlines

Ferguson's 'Lost Voices' Speak [VIDEO]

Racial Justice News & Analysis

Marissa Alexander Pleads Guilty

Marissa Alexander Pleads Guilty

by Carla Murphy on November 24 2014, 2:41PM

Deal ends four-year case that, along with Trayvon Martin’s murder, thrust Florida’s Stand Your Ground law into national spotlight.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

ICYMI: Giuliani and Dyson Debate 'Black on Black Crime'

ICYMI: Giuliani and Dyson Debate ‘Black on Black Crime’

by Carla Murphy on November 24 2014, 11:38AM

Interview threatens to get out of control as Giuliani uses “black-on-black crime” to explain high white police presence.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Play

“Saturday Night Live” to Bill Cosby: ‘Pull Up Your Damn Pants’

by Jamilah King on November 24 2014, 10:15AM

Michael Che draws on Cosby’s own moralizing and admonishes the 77-year-old comedian.

Topics: Culture

Hagel Steps Down, RIP Marion Berry, Remember Tamir Rice

Hagel Steps Down, RIP Marion Berry, Remember Tamir Rice

by Jamilah King on November 24 2014, 9:35AM

This is what I’m reading up on today.

Topics: /NOW

Goodbye, Secure Communities. Hello, Priority Enforcement Program

Goodbye, Secure Communities. Hello, Priority Enforcement Program

by Aura Bogado on November 21 2014, 8:57PM

S-Comm has long been blasted as reaching too far. Will PEP-Comm be better?

Topics: /NOW, Obama Immigration Order

Kristina Wong: Asian Vaginas Have the Power to End Racism (NSFW) Play

Kristina Wong: Asian Vaginas Have the Power to End Racism (NSFW)

by Jamilah King on November 21 2014, 4:28PM

Or not?

Topics: Culture

Who Will Lose Under Obama's Executive Action?

Who Will Lose Under Obama’s Executive Action?

by Julianne Hing on November 21 2014, 4:26PM

“We have at least 5 million reasons to keep working,” says one activist.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

DOJ Releases Holder Video Statement Ahead of Wilson Indictment Decision

DOJ Releases Holder Video Statement Ahead of Wilson Indictment Decision

by Aura Bogado on November 21 2014, 3:34PM

One area district closes schools next week ahead of an anticipated decision.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Toni Morrison to Colbert: 'There's No Such Thing As Race' Play

Toni Morrison to Colbert: ‘There’s No Such Thing As Race’

by Jamilah King on November 21 2014, 11:43AM

The Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author broke it down.

Topics: Culture

Obama Introduces Deferred Action for Parents, or DAP

Obama Introduces Deferred Action for Parents, or DAP

by Aura Bogado on November 21 2014, 10:57AM

Parents of U.S. citizen children or legal permanent resident children are eligible.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Obama Immigration Order