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Imara Jones Discusses What’s Next for Government in #ShutdownChat2

by Stacia L. Brown on October 17 2013, 1:55PM

Imara Jones spoke with our Twitter community about the personal and political fallout of the government shutdown.

Topics: /NOW

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

We Really Want to Hear From You, So We Got Bigger Ears

We Really Want to Hear From You, So We Got Bigger Ears

by Kai Wright on July 16 2013, 5:00PM

Welcome our new team member, who will spend the next 12 months talking with all of you.

Topics: Kai Wright, /NOW

Will Racist Theme Parties Ever Go Out Of Style? [Reader Forum]

Will Racist Theme Parties Ever Go Out Of Style? [Reader Forum]

by Nia King on February 11 2013, 9:34AM

Duke University frat throws a racist rager, featuring yellow-face, kimonos, and more. Colorlines readers sound off on why another semester always seems to mean another racist theme party.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Was Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's Criticism of 'Girls' Correct? [Reader Forum]

Was Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s Criticism of ‘Girls’ Correct? [Reader Forum]

by Nia King on February 4 2013, 9:45AM

Colorlines readers respond to Donald Glover’s role on “Girls,” high youth murder rates in Chicago, and domestic violence charges levied against a former NFL player.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Media

Are Films About Slavery Obligated To Tell The Truth? [Reader Forum]

Are Films About Slavery Obligated To Tell The Truth? [Reader Forum]

by Nia King on January 14 2013, 9:40AM

Colorlines readers debate the value of ‘Django Unchained’ and share non-fiction resources regarding slavery.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Are For-Profit Colleges Good or Bad for Students of Color? [Reader Forum]

Are For-Profit Colleges Good or Bad for Students of Color? [Reader Forum]

by Nia King on January 7 2013, 11:43AM

A Colorlines reader explains both the appeal and the darker side of for-profit colleges.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Should Black Women Have To Straighten Their Hair To Be On TV? [Reader Forum]

Should Black Women Have To Straighten Their Hair To Be On TV? [Reader Forum]

by Nia King on December 17 2012, 9:33AM

Colorlines readers sounds off on perms, police, and the school-to-prison pipeline.

Topics: Media

Racial Justice Can Be Fun -- And We've Got the Pictures to Prove It [Reader Forum]

Racial Justice Can Be Fun — And We’ve Got the Pictures to Prove It [Reader Forum]

by Nia King on November 19 2012, 9:50AM

Weren’t able to join us for Facing Race in Baltimore? Not a problem. Here’s a quick rundown of some key takeaways.

Topics: Facing Race 2012

What Are Your Hopes For The Next Four Years? [Reader Forum]

What Are Your Hopes For The Next Four Years? [Reader Forum]

by Nia King on November 12 2012, 10:12AM

Colorlines readers discuss voter suppression in Florida, and their hopes for the next four years.

Topics: 2012 Election

Who Has the Right to Portray Nina Simone? [Reader Forum]

Who Has the Right to Portray Nina Simone? [Reader Forum]

by Nia King on November 5 2012, 9:45AM

Colorlines readers sound off on recently photos leaked of Zoe Saldana with darkened skin and facial prosthetics in order to help her look more like Nina Simone for the upcoming unauthorized bio pic.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Could This Be The End Of Affirmative Action? [Reader Forum]

Could This Be The End Of Affirmative Action? [Reader Forum]

by Nia King on October 15 2012, 9:53AM

Colorlines readers sound off on the latest threat to affirmative action.

Topics: Affirmative Action, Schools & Youth

Is Voter Suppression Becoming Less Common, or Just Less Overt? [Reader Forum]

Is Voter Suppression Becoming Less Common, or Just Less Overt? [Reader Forum]

by Nia King on October 8 2012, 9:56AM

Colorlines readers discuss the latest efforts by conservatives to paint disenfranchised voters of color as “lazy” or “undeserving” of the right to vote.

Topics: Politics

Dolce and Gabbana's 'Mammy' Collection: Insult or Homage? [Reader Forum]

Dolce and Gabbana’s ‘Mammy’ Collection: Insult or Homage? [Reader Forum]

by Nia King on October 1 2012, 9:46AM

Colorlines.com commenters explore the most recent run-in between fashion, race, and agency.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Does Mitt Romney Still Have A Chance? [Reader Forum]

Does Mitt Romney Still Have A Chance? [Reader Forum]

by Nia King on September 24 2012, 10:00AM

Colorlines.com community members sound off on Romney’s latest series of gaffes.

Topics: Politics

What Does It Mean for Black America When Obama Calls Himself 'Mixed'? [Reader Forum]

What Does It Mean for Black America When Obama Calls Himself ‘Mixed’? [Reader Forum]

by Nia King on September 17 2012, 10:44AM

Obama finally mentions race on the campaign trail; the Colorlines.com community puts it in perspective.

Topics: Politics

Who Talked More About Race at the Conventions -- Romney or Obama? [Reader Forum]

Who Talked More About Race at the Conventions — Romney or Obama? [Reader Forum]

by Nia King on September 10 2012, 9:30AM

The Colorlines.com community breaks down Obama’s silence and Romney’s coding.

Topics: Politics

What's the Best Way for Hip-Hop to Criticize Itself? [Reader Forum]

What’s the Best Way for Hip-Hop to Criticize Itself? [Reader Forum]

by Channing Kennedy on September 4 2012, 9:16AM

Lupe Fiasco’s “Bitch Bad,” and Akiba Solomon’s take on it, kicks off a conversation at Colorlines.com about how hiphop can take a stand while still being listenable.

Topics: Gender

Who Decides If You're American Enough to Vote? [Reader Forum]

Who Decides If You’re American Enough to Vote? [Reader Forum]

by Channing Kennedy on August 27 2012, 9:24AM

The Colorlines.com community reacts to Brentin and Aura’s newest dispatches from the voter ID wars, being fought in your state right now.

Topics: Politics

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