Arts & Culture
by Jamilah King on November 15 2012, 9:20AM
There’s more to Baltimore’s arts scene than John Waters. Colorlines hung out with five collectives trying to reshape the city’s culture.
by Jorge Rivas on November 14 2012, 11:14AM
NBC leads the pack as the network with the most diversity in its scripted programming.
by Jorge Rivas on November 14 2012, 10:30AM
Women of color in the pornography industry are paid half to three quarters of what white actresses tend to make.
by Jorge Rivas on November 12 2012, 4:09PM
Denzel Washington (with a little help fromJamie Foxx) share advice for people that want to follow in their footsteps.
by Jorge Rivas on November 9 2012, 4:22PM
And November is Native American History month.
by Jorge Rivas on November 5 2012, 1:18PM
On last Friday night’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” Chris Rock starred in a satirical campaign ad that proved President Barack Obama is white.
by Jamilah King on November 5 2012, 9:53AM
Marc Bamuthi Joseph’s “red, black, and GREEN: a blues” is an interactive and intimate look at how communities are redefining sustainability.
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
by Jorge Rivas on November 5 2012, 4:44AM
The singer-songwriter delivered the most moving speech of the evening at the BLACK GIRLS ROCK! 2012 awards ceremony.
by Jorge Rivas on October 31 2012, 3:36PM
Sergio Romo, grandson of migrant workers and world series champ, declares: “I Just Look Illegal”
by Jorge Rivas on October 31 2012, 2:25PM
Since Dia de los Muertos in 1994, the year that Operation Gatekeeper tightened border security and diverted migrants to remote and dangerous areas, artists hang art on the border fence as a way of honoring the men, women and children who lost their lives on their way to the U.S.
by Jorge Rivas on October 31 2012, 12:37PM
Confused About Whether Your Costume is Racist or Not? Here’s your last minute checklist.
by Akiba Solomon on October 30 2012, 9:05AM
The unauthorized biopic of Nina Simone has been riddled with criticism for casting Mary J. Blige and, most recently, Zoe Saldana in the starring role. Here, an (admittedly sentimental) argument for why it’s a fail.
by Jorge Rivas on October 29 2012, 10:15AM
Watch as Colorlines.com joins the celebration in Los Angeles and asks participants to explain what the traditional Mexican holiday means to them.
Topics: Arts & Culture
by Jorge Rivas on October 25 2012, 11:33AM
The representation of people of color in product launch videos is more than just about diversity at Apple. It’s about equity.
by Jorge Rivas on October 24 2012, 11:50AM
The “Actually…” web series has added another celebrity fact checker to their list! In this new video, DJ Jay Smooth hits Romney on his 47% comment.
by Jorge Rivas on October 24 2012, 10:58AM
President Obama takes a lot of pictures with kids. But this one might be the most adorable.
by Jorge Rivas on October 23 2012, 2:07PM
Vivica A. Fox says Stacey’s Dash’s endorsement of Mitt Romney was not done with class. “She doesn’t have a job or something to promote right now,” Fox said.