Arts & Culture

The Art of Protest

by Felicia R. Martinez on March 24 2009, 12:00PM

An artists’ collective puts the power of messaging in the hands of community members.

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Alvin Baltrop

by Osa Atoe on March 24 2009, 12:00PM

A queer Black photographer’s groundbreaking work comes to life five years after his death.

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Book Reviews

by Juba Kalamka on March 24 2009, 12:00PM

Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South and Speaking From the Body: Latinas on Health and Culture

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Vegan Soul Food

by Julianne Hing on March 20 2009, 12:00PM

A review of Oakland chef and food justice activist Bryant Terry’s latest cookbook

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Book Review: The Race Beat

by Jeff Kelly Lowenstein on March 11 2009, 12:00PM

The civil rights movement produced a series of iconic images. The 43-year-old Rosa Parks sitting alone in a bus in Montgomery.  Elizabeth Eckford surrounded by an angry mob in Little Rock, Arkansas.  The valiant James Merideth writhing on the ground after…

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You can expect some changes around here.

by Rinku Sen on March 11 2009, 12:00PM

After 12 years, ColorLines begins the transition from print to online magazine. Here, publisher Rinku Sen explains the changes.

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When the Corporations Own Us

by Tolu Olorunda on March 10 2009, 12:00PM

Police tasered rapper Kid Cudi for wanting to wear Nike, leaving us to wonder: how did hip-hop get to this point?

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by Momo Chang on March 10 2009, 12:00PM

Political posters for the masses

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Book Review

by Roya Rastegar on March 10 2009, 12:00PM

Mixed Messages on Mixed Race

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Spotlight: Kamau Bell

by Julianne Hing on March 10 2009, 12:00PM

Comedy to end racism in an hour

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Spotlight: Pam Harris

by Daisy Hernandez on March 5 2009, 12:00PM

Films that celebrate community

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Off Color

by Jonathan Adams on March 2 2009, 12:00PM

Why I want to be first lady

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It’s not a new generation of Black leaders. It’s a new politic.

by Vijay Prashad on March 2 2009, 12:00PM

Author Vijay Prashad reviews Gwen Ifill’s much-anticipated book and suggests what the new cadre of politicians need from us.

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by Roya Rastegar on March 2 2009, 12:00PM

Good Day to Be Black and Sexy, I Like it Like That and Salt of this Sea

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Cash is the New Black

by Victor Corral on February 10 2009, 12:00PM

Do you remember that time last October when we were all bombarded with images of downward-pointing line graphs and the sounds of Jim Cramer yelling “Crash! Crash! Crash!” as the engines of capitalism came to a halt? Like many of…

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Deepa Fernandes

by Elizabeth Barajas-Roman on January 6 2009, 12:00PM

Training reporters to write stories from the inside

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Arab Women Active in the Arts and Media

by on January 6 2009, 12:00PM

Launching the i Word Campaign

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The Innovators

by ColorLines Staff on January 6 2009, 12:00PM

Activists, politicians and artists to watch in 2009

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Womyn Image Makers

by Cindy Yurth on January 6 2009, 12:00PM

Thanks to the evolution of digital technology, making movies and distributing them is easier than ever, and more people of color are working their way onto the big screen. But persuading a production company to invest in an independent film…

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Race Records

by Juba Kalamka on January 6 2009, 12:00PM

N.O.H.A.Dive in Your Life(Unique Records)Based in Cologne, Germany, the multiethnic collective N.O.H.A. (Noise of Human Art) has been a staple of the European club music scene for the last 10 years. They’ve opened and toured with a slew of major…

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