Arts & Culture
by Channing Kennedy on April 30 2012, 9:43AM
The Colorlines.com community talks fat-phobia, medical professional bias, and journeying toward real health.
Topics: Arts & Culture
by Channing Kennedy on April 27 2012, 4:30PM
The late rock critic took his scene, and himself, to task for “racist chic” back in 1979. His message and analysis is sadly relevant today.
by Julianne Hing on April 27 2012, 10:39AM
Budget permitting, that is.
by Greg Varner on April 27 2012, 9:00AM
In a new book, sociologist and Smithsonian curator Pawan Dhingra explores the successes and challenges that emerge when immigrant entrepreneurship came to dominate an industry as “American” as apple pie.
Topics: Arts & Culture
by Julianne Hing on April 26 2012, 5:15PM
The magazine drops May 1.
by Channing Kennedy on April 25 2012, 3:01PM
A new video shows how Illinois’ professional hair braiders worked with legislators to defeat a racially skewed licensing law.
by Jorge Rivas on April 25 2012, 1:35PM
Tweets from @RealTimeLARiots correspond to date and time from 1992.
by Jorge Rivas on April 25 2012, 12:52PM
Wouldn’t it be better if African men weren’t always depicted as warlords or victims?
by Jorge Rivas on April 24 2012, 6:45PM
Madison Moore is quickly becoming one of the world’s foremost experts in fierceness.
by Jorge Rivas on April 23 2012, 1:55PM
During his trip to Detroit, yesterday, President Obama visited the Henry Ford Museum and had the opportunity to sit in the bus where in 1955 Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to make way for a white customer.
by Jorge Rivas on April 23 2012, 12:10PM
People of color and actors of color win because they’re represented in Hollywood, but the real winner with “Think Like a Man” is Sony.
by Channing Kennedy on April 23 2012, 8:43AM
Or was it another case of exploitative politics packaged in shock-value art? Colorlines readers discuss.
by Jorge Rivas on April 19 2012, 5:50PM
The View discusses racist Acura casting call.
by Jorge Rivas on April 19 2012, 3:01PM
President Obama’s memoir, “Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance,” included a story about him being fed dog meat as a young boy in Indonesia with his stepfather, Lolo Soetoro.
by Jorge Rivas on April 19 2012, 11:15AM
A Swedish organization promoting the rights of people of African origin on Tuesday called for the minister to resign for participating in a “tasteless, racist spectacle” that’s made international headlines
by Jorge Rivas on April 19 2012, 10:16AM
HBO has high hopes for their new series that premiered Sunday, but one writer is stealing the spotlight. Jorge Rivas looks at the controversy.
by Jorge Rivas on April 18 2012, 4:48PM
The Muslims are Coming! is a feature documentary film that follows a group of Muslim-American comedians as they go on a tour of Middle America, perform shows, and meet folks who have never met a Muslim before!
by Jorge Rivas on April 18 2012, 11:01AM
Sweden’s culture minister has faced calls to resign after she was filmed cutting into a cake resembling an African woman as part of an art piece on female genital mutilation.