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Two Young Girls Climb U.S./Mexico Border Fence in 18 Seconds

Two Young Girls Climb U.S./Mexico Border Fence in 18 Seconds

by Jorge Rivas on January 4 2011, 1:43PM

Is the fence along the U.S.-Mexican border a waste of money? See for yourself.

Topics: Immigration, Media

Nickelodeon Gets Diversity Points, But Still Overlooks Race

Nickelodeon Gets Diversity Points, But Still Overlooks Race

by Jorge Rivas on January 3 2011, 1:11PM

The network adds another young black actor to its line-up of sitcom stars.

Topics: Media

Oprah Winfrey Network Debuts Without Young People, Latinos

Oprah Winfrey Network Debuts Without Young People, Latinos

by Jorge Rivas on January 3 2011, 11:05AM

Critics still say it’s still an ambitious and well-received start.

Topics: Media

The White World of Sports Journalism

The White World of Sports Journalism

by Dexter Rogers on January 3 2011, 10:05AM

Dexter Rogers takes a break from covering January’s big games to ask how the press box became a bastion of white privilege.

Topics: Media

Mapping America: One Block At A Time (Yours Included)

Mapping America: One Block At A Time (Yours Included)

by Jamilah King on December 16 2010, 11:44AM

The New York Times put together Census data for this exhaustive interactive map. We love it.

Topics: Media, Technology

Lobbying Ends On Open Web Proposal

Lobbying Ends On Open Web Proposal

by Jamilah King on December 14 2010, 3:05PM

Now the FCC is set to rule on net neutrality regulations next week.

Topics: Media

Fox News: 'Penélope Cruz is Having an Anchor Baby'

Fox News: ‘Penélope Cruz is Having an Anchor Baby’

by Jorge Rivas on December 14 2010, 11:36AM

Leave it to the network to insult Latinos on what’s supposed to be their own turf.

Topics: Immigration, Media

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