Arts & Culture
by Jorge Rivas on November 20 2012, 6:55PM
The 26-year-old “Glee” actress said: ‘Hollywood is a very hard place to be in. It really is. Being the person I am, you know, the size I am, being a woman, being a black woman, there’s not a lot of roles for us.
by Jorge Rivas on November 20 2012, 4:36PM
Cherokee has become the first Native American language fully integrated into Gmail.
by Julianne Hing on November 20 2012, 9:48AM
A Bay Area theater project featuring the testimony of Oscar Grant’s grandmother seeks to make emotional sense of incomprehensible violence.
Topics: Arts & Culture
by Jorge Rivas on November 19 2012, 11:04AM
Last Friday, for the first time ever, Koreans in Southern California were able to watch Lakers games in their native language.
by Jorge Rivas on November 16 2012, 4:23PM
Tayna Fogle, a formerly incarcerated voting rights activist, describes her fight on behalf of Kentuckians denied the right to democracy because they’ve been to prison.
by Jorge Rivas on November 16 2012, 11:33AM
Gabby Douglas meets President Barack Obama.
by Jorge Rivas on November 15 2012, 3:51PM
The Facing Race Conference—the largest national, multi-racial gathering of racial justice leaders, educators, journalists, artists, and activists—starts today!
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”