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Facing Race 2014

Facing Race 2014 Plenary Livestream: 'The Next Fifty'

by Akiba Solomon, November 15, 2014

This year and next we will celebrate the anniversaries of major racial justice victories like the Civil Rights and Voting Rights Acts. In this plenary, big thinkers will reflect on trends and strategies for the next half century.

Facing Race 2014

Facing Race Spotlight: Labor Activist Cristina Tzintzún

by Aura Bogado, November 7, 2014

The leader of the Austin-based Workers Defense Project on winning battles for construction workers who are mostly undocumented Latinos.

Facing Race 2014

Facing Race Spotlight: Detroit Artist Collective Complex Movements

by Jamilah King, November 12, 2014

A group of artists grew tired of the standard formula for hip-hop shows, so they created something radically different.

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Facing Race 2014 Livestream: 'Roots and Wings: Southern Histories, Legacies and Innovations for the Future'

Facing Race 2014 Livestream: ‘Roots and Wings: Southern Histories, Legacies and Innovations for the Future’

by Akiba Solomon on November 15 2014, 9:15AM

Leaders from the South will offer their insight on some of the challenges and opportunities facing the region and our movements to achieve racial justice and equity.

Topics: Facing Race 2014, Politics

Facing Race 2014 Keynote Livestream: Dr. Bernice Johnson, Toshi and Tashawn Reagon

Facing Race 2014 Keynote Livestream: Dr. Bernice Johnson, Toshi and Tashawn Reagon

by Akiba Solomon on November 14 2014, 3:00PM

Three generations from the Reagon family will inspire.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Facing Race 2014

Facing Race 2014 Youth Panel Livestream: 'This is How We Do It'

Facing Race 2014 Youth Panel Livestream: ‘This is How We Do It’

by Akiba Solomon on November 14 2014, 8:10AM

A new generation of racial justice leaders are interrupting and innovating in the ways racial justice work is made relevant in our times. Tune in for leading activists and advocates at 9 - 10:45 CT!

Topics: Arts & Culture, Facing Race 2014

8 Activists Share Political Wisdom They Got From Their Moms

8 Activists Share Political Wisdom They Got From Their Moms

by Julianne Hing on May 9 2014, 7:00AM

“Don’t tear up your own neighborhood out of anger,” “Don’t fear a strike,” and other jewels.

Topics: Arts & Culture

A Racial Justice Bucket List for 2014

A Racial Justice Bucket List for 2014

by Rosana Cruz on January 2 2014, 7:00AM

Nine community leaders offer attainable victories—and what you can do to help.

Topics: 2014 Wish List, Race Forward

WATCH: The Race Forward Story Play

WATCH: The Race Forward Story

by Kai Wright on November 6 2013, 7:31AM

Our publisher has a new name, but the mission’s the same: Advancing racial justice.

Topics: /NOW, Race Forward

Live Chat: High Stakes Activism

Live Chat: High Stakes Activism

by Akiba Solomon on September 10 2013, 10:39AM

Four activists who’ve risked their livelihoods, arrest or personal safety to achieve justice talk about what fuels them.

Topics: Economy, Immigration, Politics

Hoodies Up Next: Keep Our Justice for Trayvon Chat Going

Hoodies Up Next: Keep Our Justice for Trayvon Chat Going

by Stacia L. Brown on July 19 2013, 12:18PM

Colorlines received overwhelming feedback to yesterday’s live chat discussing how to find true Justice for Trayvon Martin through long-term activism.

Topics: /NOW, Trayvon Martin

LIVE CHAT: What's Justice for Trayvon? Play

LIVE CHAT: What’s Justice for Trayvon?

by Stacia L. Brown on July 18 2013, 8:02AM

Watch the conversation here at 12p eastern and join it on Twitter at #HoodiesUpNext.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Trayvon Martin

5 Ways to Be Safe, Supportive and Proud

5 Ways to Be Safe, Supportive and Proud

by Jamilah King on June 27 2013, 7:56AM

Sadly, violence against LGBT people has made grim headlines lately. But there’s nothing new in the trend, and people working with transgender communities of color in particular have developed strategies for dealing with it.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, LGBT Pride 2013