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Blacks, Latinos Use Twitter Two Times More Than Whites

Blacks, Latinos Use Twitter Two Times More Than Whites

by Jorge Rivas on December 10 2010, 2:38PM

Despite a digital divide, blacks and Latinos are more than twice as likely to use Twitter than whites.

Topics: Media

Still No Excuses for Tyler Perry's

Still No Excuses for Tyler Perry’s “For Colored Girls”

by Jamilah King on December 3 2010, 5:18PM

Sofia Quintero takes Perry’s apologists to town, and still waits for more black female directors.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Media

Rosa Parks and the Love For Justice Photo

Rosa Parks and the Love For Justice

by Jamilah King, Hatty Lee on December 1 2010, 6:04PM

Today’s love is dedicated to freedom fighters, past and present.

Topics: Celebrate Love, Media

Who Else Hates Fox News? The Simpsons

Who Else Hates Fox News? The Simpsons

by Jamilah King on November 23 2010, 3:01PM

The long running show takes aim at Fox. Again.

Topics: Media

Politicians, Artists Draw Broadband Battle Lines

Politicians, Artists Draw Broadband Battle Lines

by Jamilah King on November 22 2010, 2:24PM

The FCC could cut a net neutrality deal before Christmas.

Topics: Media

Readers Play Tiny Violin for Arizona's Financial Losses [Facebook Edition]

Readers Play Tiny Violin for Arizona’s Financial Losses [Facebook Edition]

by Channing Kennedy on November 19 2010, 4:31PM

Let’s just sat we’re not exactly shedding any tears.

Topics: Media

Artists Call for Open Internet In New Mexico

Artists Call for Open Internet In New Mexico

by Jamilah King on November 17 2010, 2:19PM

Native communities are among the least connected Internet users in the country.

Topics: Media

Rush Limbaugh Calls Obama a

Rush Limbaugh Calls Obama a “Juvenile Delinquent”

by Julianne Hing on November 16 2010, 5:12PM

The right-wing talk show host is at it again with his race-baiting antics.

Topics: Media

Whoopi, Oprah Reunite To Talk Race and Politics

Whoopi, Oprah Reunite To Talk Race and Politics

by Jorge Rivas on November 16 2010, 3:28PM

After years apart, two of the industry’s leading black women get down to Hollywood’s basics.

Topics: Media, Oprah

Open Internet Advocates Try to Reboot Fight for Access

Open Internet Advocates Try to Reboot Fight for Access

by Jamilah King on November 16 2010, 10:53AM

While legislative wrangling continues on Capitol Hill, the public’s speaking up.

Topics: Media

A Woman's Troubled Past Meets Ex-Postal Worker's Fight for Job

A Woman’s Troubled Past Meets Ex-Postal Worker’s Fight for Job

by Jamilah King on November 15 2010, 2:29PM

New details have emerged about the man at the center of the Web’s latest controversy.

Topics: Media

BET Paying Black Actors Less Than White Actors

BET Paying Black Actors Less Than White Actors

by Jorge Rivas on November 15 2010, 1:50PM

If BET doesn’t pay black actors fairly, who will?

Topics: Media

Readers Compare Lawmakers to Rats, Apologize to Rats

Readers Compare Lawmakers to Rats, Apologize to Rats

by Channing Kennedy on November 13 2010, 3:19AM

A roundup of the week’s best discussions at ColorLines.com.

Topics: Media

Racist Woman's Rant Gets Black Postal Worker Fired

Racist Woman’s Rant Gets Black Postal Worker Fired

by Jorge Rivas on November 12 2010, 11:26AM

Just when you thought you’d seen it all on YouTube…

Topics: Media

Former President Bush Sidesteps Park51 Debate

Former President Bush Sidesteps Park51 Debate

by Seth Freed Wessler on November 10 2010, 3:53PM

Says that today’s debate is driven by “a few loud voices.” But not his, of course.

Topics: Media, National Security

Guess Who's Back? Lou Dobbs Set to Join Fox News

Guess Who’s Back? Lou Dobbs Set to Join Fox News

by Jamilah King on November 10 2010, 2:37PM

One year after he resigned from CNN, the controversial anchor seems to be on his way back.

Topics: Media

The Dodsons Are Moving to Hollywood. For a Reality TV Show!

The Dodsons Are Moving to Hollywood. For a Reality TV Show!

by Jorge Rivas on November 9 2010, 12:43PM

The Bed Intruder phenomenon is headed to a TV near you.

Topics: Antoine Dodson, Media

Antoine Dodson's Halloween Costumes Went Horribly Wrong

Antoine Dodson’s Halloween Costumes Went Horribly Wrong

by Jorge Rivas on November 8 2010, 1:53PM

We told you so.

Topics: Antoine Dodson, Media

Jesse Jackson Doesn't Think Soledad O'Brien's

Jesse Jackson Doesn’t Think Soledad O’Brien’s “Black Enough”

by Jamilah King on November 8 2010, 12:48PM

The debate over racial purity rears its ugly head once again.

Topics: Media

Breitbart, Man Famous Solely for Racebaiting Lies, Lands ABC Gig

Breitbart, Man Famous Solely for Racebaiting Lies, Lands ABC Gig

by Channing Kennedy on November 1 2010, 6:24PM

Though this election season has been bad? Coverage just got a lot worse.

Topics: Media