Colorlines

Arts & Culture

Celebrity Colonialism

by Adam Elkus on March 1 2007, 12:00PM

From Madonna to Kate Moss, buying Africa is the latest trend among the famous.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Race for the Oscars

by Andre Banks on February 23 2007, 12:00PM

The color line is still drawn sharply in Hollywood, despite a few accolades.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality

Beyond the Superbowl: Race and Pro-Football

by Jarad Sanchez on February 15 2007, 12:00PM

Two Black coaches in the Superbowl should not blind us to a long history of institutional racism in the NFL.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality

Don Cheadle - INNOVATOR

by Andre Banks on January 15 2007, 12:00PM

The Academy Award nominated actor’s celebrity activism is making policy, not just headlines.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Health

Michael Knight - INNOVATOR

by Andre Banks on January 15 2007, 12:00PM

Moving a new Black style from the ATL to the tents at Bryant Park.

Topics: Arts & Culture

ibrahim abdul matin - INNOVATOR

by Andre Banks on January 15 2007, 12:00PM

The Technology Organizer at Movement Strategies Center talks about MyBLOC.net–social networking with a conscience

Topics: Arts & Culture, Criminal Justice, Health, Hurricane Katrina, Schools & Youth

Marcia Smith - INNOVATOR

by Megan Izen on January 15 2007, 12:00PM

The Executive Director of Firelight Media on documentary filmmaking, the YouTube revolution and her new film, Jonestown.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Criminal Justice

Eddie Palmieri - INNOVATOR

by Donna Hernandez on January 15 2007, 12:00PM

The Sun of Latin music, Inspiring after 50 years

Topics: Arts & Culture, Schools & Youth

Yasmin Hernandez

by Donna Hernandez on January 15 2007, 12:00PM

Her innovative work presents the images we don’t usually see.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Criminal Justice

Spotlight: La Bruja

by Erika Martinez on January 15 2007, 12:00PM

A Singer of Many Talentos

Topics: Arts & Culture

Betty La Fea

by Aries Hines-Coleman on January 15 2007, 12:00PM

The popular telenovela moves from Colombia to Queens and nabs some Golden Globe awards.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality

Adrienne Maree Brown - INNOVATOR

by Andre Banks on January 15 2007, 12:00PM

The writer, singer and organizer, talks about new leadership and making your vote count.

Topics: Arts & Culture

The Innovators

by Andre Banks on January 15 2007, 12:00PM

ColorLines highlights the trendsetters and tastemakers moving the big ideas shaping 2007.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Criminal Justice, Hurricane Katrina

Chris Eyre - INNOVATOR

by Andre Banks on January 15 2007, 12:00PM

The first American Indian filmmaker to receive a national release, he’s lined his shelves with accolades.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Queerness, Blackness and Memory

by LaVon Rice on December 15 2006, 12:00PM

Often compared to James Baldwin, award-winning Jamaican author Thomas Glave writes the unofficial stories.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality, Hurricane Katrina

Dientes Malos

by Daisy Hernandez on November 30 2006, 12:00PM

Dientes Malos

Topics: Arts & Culture

NEW FICTION: Bad Teeth

by Daisy Hernandez on November 15 2006, 12:00PM

The thing with losing your teeth was that they went slowly. My mother said it was like having your heart broken.

Topics: Arts & Culture

ColorLines testifies at FCC

by Tram Nguyen on November 15 2006, 12:00PM

ColorLines executive editor Tram Nguyen explains the importance of diversifying media ownership.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Chris Abani

by Daisy Hernandez on November 15 2006, 12:00PM

The acclaimed Nigerian novelist discusses his new novel on sex trafficking.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality

Spotlight: Daniel Heath Justice

by Daisy Hernandez on November 15 2006, 12:00PM

The writer creates a Cherokee-inspired trilogy loosely based on the Trail of Tears.

Topics: Arts & Culture