by Jorge Rivas on October 25 2011, 11:44AM
Poor black people in the South have to jump through hoops to be able to vote in 2012.
by Jamilah King on October 25 2011, 10:00AM
The former Secretary of State dishes it all in her new memoir.
by Jorge Rivas on October 24 2011, 2:15PM
The country’s first Indian American governor wins his re-election bid in Louisiana. Some say the White House is the next stop.
by Yvonne Yen Liu on October 20 2011, 9:57AM
A trailblazing activist, Betita Martinez reflects on everything from motherhood to Occupy Wall Street.
by Jorge Rivas on October 19 2011, 3:34PM
Is the Texas governor trying to make up for his “Niggerhead” ranch controversy?
by Shani O. Hilton on October 19 2011, 10:07AM
If you think Herman Cain’s 9-9-9 tax plan is bad, wait ‘till you hear what’s he’s got in store for immigration enforcement.
by Jorge Rivas on October 17 2011, 2:32PM
The celebration was far smaller than organizers had anticipated back in August, but the message was loud and clear: there’s still work left to be done.
by Channing Kennedy on October 17 2011, 10:45AM
Black families are moving to the South and the suburbs. How will this effect, well, everything? Our readers chime in.
by Kai Wright on October 14 2011, 11:26AM
No, Obama can’t wave his magic wand and pass bills. But he can use the substantial bully pulpit he occupies to at least force the right conversation. He’s been doing so for weeks, and there are signs that it’s working.
by Jorge Rivas on October 13 2011, 2:34PM
The black conservative businessman continues his surprising run in the GOP primary.
by Kung Li on October 13 2011, 10:12AM
When Occupiers decided civil rights icon John Lewis was no exception to their process of ordering speakers, critics said it revealed the movement’s blind spots on race. Kung Li explains how race defines the very space protestors occupy.
by Kai Wright on October 12 2011, 10:30AM
The 84-year-old artist and activist has published a memoir of his life and career. Colorlines.com’s publisher Rinku Sen spoke with him a year ago about the wisdom that career generated for today’s generation of change makers.
by Shani O. Hilton on October 12 2011, 9:25AM
The president’s jobs bill failed in the Senate yesterday, and then Republicans debated the economy—or, really, Herman Cain’s “9-9-9” plan and his love for Alan Greenspan.
by Jorge Rivas on October 11 2011, 1:09PM
The U.S. Senate issues an apology for banning Chinese immigrants from the country during the Gold Rush.
by Shani O. Hilton on October 11 2011, 10:00AM
And it’s not just the Tea Party that’s listening.
by Channing Kennedy on October 10 2011, 10:11AM
As the OWS movement evolves, some of those hit hardest by Wall Street’s bad behavior are categorically unable to lend their voices to the protests. Readers chime in on how to include everyone.
by Jorge Rivas on October 7 2011, 11:37AM
Republican presidential candidate continues to criticize Occupy Wall Street protesters.
by Jorge Rivas on October 6 2011, 2:06PM
Dorothy Cooper may not be able to vote in 2012. It’ll be the first election she’s missed in 50 years.