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Stewart, Colbert Draw 215,000 to Washington

Stewart, Colbert Draw 215,000 to Washington

by Jamilah King on November 1 2010, 12:47PM

Take that, Glenn Beck.

Topics: Media

Fox News Running Out of Reasons to Call Obama Racist

Fox News Running Out of Reasons to Call Obama Racist

by Channing Kennedy on October 29 2010, 11:00AM

So they’re settling instead for attacking innocuous metaphors.

Topics: Media

O'Reilly Learns Nothing from Whoopi and Joy Storming Off Set

O’Reilly Learns Nothing from Whoopi and Joy Storming Off Set

by Jorge Rivas on October 15 2010, 2:06PM

Makes the same assertion about Muslims on his own show later that day.

Topics: Media

A Prosthetic Nose for Time Mag's Aisha Won't Beautify Our Wars

A Prosthetic Nose for Time Mag’s Aisha Won’t Beautify Our Wars

by Kai Wright on October 13 2010, 1:41PM

The Afghan teen is a symbol for many things, but war-making isn’t one of them.

Topics: Kai Wright, Media

The Attempted Mass Murderer Glenn Beck Inspired

The Attempted Mass Murderer Glenn Beck Inspired

by Julianne Hing on October 13 2010, 11:45AM

California shooter tells Media Matters Beck was his “schoolteacher on TV.”

Topics: Glenn Beck, Media

Reconsider Columbus Day

Reconsider Columbus Day

by Jamilah King on October 11 2010, 10:42AM

The national holiday is slowly fading off the national calendar, but groups urge the public to do more.

Topics: Media

Racial Density: There's a Map For That

Racial Density: There’s a Map For That

by Jamilah King on October 6 2010, 3:00PM

See a breakdown of geographic density by race.

Topics: Media

5 Other Dumb Things 50 Cent Tweeted

5 Other Dumb Things 50 Cent Tweeted

by Jamilah King on October 4 2010, 5:16PM

When it comes to outrageous tweets, 50 Cent is the gift that keeps on giving.

Topics: Media

Beck: One Nation's

Beck: One Nation’s “Socialist Communist Plot”

by Naima Ramos-Chapman on October 1 2010, 2:15PM

The talk show host get antsy over progressives stealing his thunder.

Topics: Media

Capitol Hill Gives Stephen Colbert the Cold Shoulder

Capitol Hill Gives Stephen Colbert the Cold Shoulder

by Naima Ramos-Chapman on September 30 2010, 3:12PM

Not everyone thought the comedian’s testimony on Capitol Hill was funny.

Topics: Media

Readers Debate Obama: Best or Worst Black President?

Readers Debate Obama: Best or Worst Black President?

by Channing Kennedy on September 24 2010, 12:59AM

A round-up of some of this week’s best reader-lead conversations.

Topics: Media

Jon Stewart Announces

Jon Stewart Announces “Restoring Sanity” Rally

by Jamilah King on September 17 2010, 12:00PM

As liberal media tries to counter Glenn Beck’s yelling, will race finally take center stage?

Topics: Media

Park 51 Debate Opens Space for Muslim Women's Voices

Park 51 Debate Opens Space for Muslim Women’s Voices

by Michelle Chen on September 13 2010, 9:30AM

While activists strive to humanize Muslim Americans in an ignorant media world, Muslim women are carving out new spaces for representation.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Media, On Gender

Readers Want Justice for All on 9/11 Anniversary

Readers Want Justice for All on 9/11 Anniversary

by Channing Kennedy on September 10 2010, 6:05PM

A round-up of some of this week’s best reader-lead conversations.

Topics: Media

Tyler Perry Typecasts White Folks, Too

Tyler Perry Typecasts White Folks, Too

by Naima Ramos-Chapman on September 3 2010, 7:42PM

Though the black characters were bad? These might just be worse.

Topics: Media

Friday Twitter Break: War, Hip-Hop, and Lots of Bite

Friday Twitter Break: War, Hip-Hop, and Lots of Bite

by Naima Ramos-Chapman on September 3 2010, 5:58PM

Oh, and don’t forget to register for Facing Race!

Topics: Media

BET Tackles Women in Hip-Hop, And We're Not Cringing

BET Tackles Women in Hip-Hop, And We’re Not Cringing

by Naima Ramos-Chapman on September 3 2010, 4:01PM

From craft to technique, the station’s new documentary’s asking old questions to a new audience.

Topics: Media

Readers Wish Congress Labored For Them, Too

Readers Wish Congress Labored For Them, Too

by Jamilah King on September 3 2010, 1:40PM

A roundup of the week’s best ColorLines conversations.

Topics: Media

Pocahontas Gets a Makeover in New Video Mash-Up

Pocahontas Gets a Makeover in New Video Mash-Up

by Naima Ramos-Chapman on September 2 2010, 5:42PM

If only the real thing were just as good.

Topics: Media

Media Matters Rounds Up Glenn Beck's Most Racist Moments

Media Matters Rounds Up Glenn Beck’s Most Racist Moments

by Naima Ramos-Chapman on August 28 2010, 1:29PM

Low moments in Beck’s effort to “reclaim” the civil rights movement.

Topics: Glenn Beck, Media