Colorlines

Arts & Culture

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

Race Records

by Juba Kalamka on November 15 2006, 12:00PM

Queer Gothic Soul on Misogyny, Sexism and the Middle East.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Even Hindsight Isn’t 20/20

by Susan Starr on September 15 2006, 12:00PM

Reflections on the documentary Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple

Topics: Arts & Culture

Spotlight: Chamindika

by Bushra Rehman on September 15 2006, 12:00PM

Sri-Lankan Art: Out of the Gallery, Onto the T-Shirt

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality

Shake It ’Til You Make It

by Tammy Johnson on September 15 2006, 12:00PM

Bellydancing celebrates its roots.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality

Start the Presses

by Daisy Hernandez on September 11 2006, 12:00PM

A Muslim newspaper that began after 9/11 now thrives.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Listening Up

by Momo Chang on June 21 2006, 12:00PM

Music production has blossomed as a way for young people to tune out of corporate radio and into their own creativity.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Black Men, Asian Women

by Rinku Sen on March 21 2006, 12:00PM

Exploring fantasy and reality, starting with TV hospital dramas.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Let’s Talk About Sexo

by Dulce Reyes Bonilla on December 21 2005, 12:00PM

Why Spanish-language radio beats Howard Stern in ratings.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality

Race Records

by Juba Kalamka on September 20 2005, 12:00PM

Zap Mama Ancestry in Progress (V2/BMG)The highly anticipated follow-up to 2000’s A Ma Zone finds frontwoman Marie Daulne using a pastiche of sound effects as metaphor for personal and familial histories. Ancestry’s spread of Daulne’s trademark chirping, raspy vocal gymnastics…

Topics: Arts & Culture

Our Little Secrets

by Bushra Rehman on July 21 2005, 12:00PM

A Pakistani artist explores the shame and pride of her community’s bathroom practices.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Got Tradition?

by Daisy Hernandez on July 21 2005, 12:00PM

American Indians use native foods to fight diabetes and revive Indian culture.

Topics: Arts & Culture