by Mónica Novoa on July 12 2012, 10:23AM
A youth-led campaign for media reform adds the city’s large alternative weekly to the list of local journalists who have vowed to Drop the I-Word.
by Jorge Rivas on July 3 2012, 11:01AM
In advance of Independence Day, a host of groups and individuals have launched the Declaration of Internet Freedom, fighting for a free and open Internet.
by Jorge Rivas on June 22 2012, 11:06AM
Blacks were disproportionately hit by the layoffs at the The Times-Picayune.
by Julianne Hing on June 21 2012, 10:15AM
The Asian-American community hits back at the sweeping report, warning that it’s full of misleading ideas and old stereotypes about Asians in the U.S.
by Jorge Rivas on June 6 2012, 11:53AM
Analysts expect the less affluent to adopt the phone because prepaid services require no contract or credit checks for customers but others fear more people will enter a less regulated mobile space.
by Channing Kennedy on May 29 2012, 9:15AM
A white second-grader celebrates Dr. King — with blackface. American Apparel puts a farmworker in an advertisement. Colorlines readers discuss all of the above.
by Jorge Rivas on May 25 2012, 10:51AM
The cuts come after the paper saw a steep drop in circulation. I n 2005, before Hurricane Katrina, the paper had a daily circulation of 261,000; in March of this year, the circulation was 132,000.
by Jorge Rivas on May 23 2012, 1:47PM
Leave it to Howard Stern to make a 7-year old cry.
by Rinku Sen on May 18 2012, 11:11AM
“People of color” is now commonly used far beyond political circles, as “minority” fades into the category of things that used to be true. It is past time for the media and the general public to embrace the phrase.
by Channing Kennedy on May 18 2012, 9:00AM
Science fiction can be a tool for social justice — or it can sneak the status quo back in. John Scalzi talks about holding other straight white dudes accountable, and how his genre is evolving.
by Rebekah Spicuglia on May 15 2012, 1:38PM
Colorlines reporter Seth Freed Wessler was awarded the prestigious Hillman Prize for his work on Shattered Families investigation, which found at least 5,000 U.S. citizen children are in the foster care system today due to the detainment or deportation of…
by Channing Kennedy on May 2 2012, 4:39PM
A new Youtube campaign shows bad judgment from the Two And A Half Men star.
by Julianne Hing on April 26 2012, 5:15PM
The magazine drops May 1.
by Jamilah King on April 19 2012, 10:10AM
Two experts weigh in on why new cybersecurity bill CISPA puts so many people, especially those of color, on edge.
by Jamilah King on April 12 2012, 10:00AM
The blogespehre was once a place where people of color could go to escape the racism of mainstream media. But the same forces that created online opportunities for bloggers of color are now devouring them.
by Channing Kennedy on April 9 2012, 8:48AM
Burger King has taken down an ad in which the singer a ‘healthy’ new menu item. But that’s not stopping the conversation.
by Jorge Rivas on March 30 2012, 2:44PM
While all three sectors of media were suddenly focused on the same event their focus varied. Blogs had a lot to with the role of race being part of the story.
by Jorge Rivas on March 29 2012, 4:40PM
Pinterest, the most talked about start-up of the spring, didn’t catch on at the White House quick enough because someone has signed up for the photo sharing site with the username Obama… and the user picture is that of a primate.