by Brentin Mock on June 12 2013, 2:19PM
A chain of events concerning civil rights justice happened within 48 hours of Medgar Evers’ murder.
by Brentin Mock on June 5 2013, 1:20PM
Attorney General Eric Holder credits Evers along with Marcus Garvey and Malcolm X for civil rights gains in America.
by Jamilah King on May 8 2013, 8:07AM
What’s the purpose of the FBI’s lists? Basically, publicity and fear mongering.
by Jamilah King on May 6 2013, 10:39AM
The longtime political activist is once again defending herself amid renewed FBI attempts to extradite and imprison her in the United States.
by Jorge Rivas on April 29 2013, 5:07PM
Today is the 21st anniversary of the uprising in Los Angeles shortly after the Rodney King trial verdict was announced. “Sa-I-Gu”, Korean for April 29, opens a window on Korean American women in Los Angeles whose stores — and lives…
by Jorge Rivas on April 25 2013, 5:38PM
The statement was published a Facebook page they started to help find their son.
by Jorge Rivas on April 15 2013, 3:00PM
Guevara does have a complex history.
by Jamilah King on April 12 2013, 6:00AM
“42,” the Hollywood film about Jackie Robinson’s first year in the racially segregated major leagues, comes out today. Inside the racial politics and legacy of the baseball trailblazer.
by Brentin Mock on February 26 2013, 8:46AM
The Supreme Court will hear arguments this week in a case that could deeply gut the historic law. To understand where this is going, it’s crucial to know how we got here.
by Brentin Mock on February 21 2013, 9:36AM
Diane Nash, Dorie Ladner and others who led and joined the March 1965 demonstrations that created the Voting Rights Act speak with Colorlines about their work then—and now.
by Jorge Rivas on February 4 2013, 4:10PM
On January 28, 1986, NASA Challenger mission STS-51-L ended in tragedy when the shuttle exploded 73 seconds after takeoff.
by Jorge Rivas on January 31 2013, 4:06PM
Coca-Cola kept their products away from African-Americans for years. While Pepsi deliberately marketed to black customers.
by Jorge Rivas on January 24 2013, 3:49PM
Attawapiskat First Nation Chief Theresa Spence has announced she will end the fast she began on December 11th 2012.
by Jorge Rivas on January 22 2013, 11:05AM
At a poverty-reduction forum last week, Princeton professor Cornel West said he was “upset” after learning that Barack Obama was being sworn in on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Bible.
by Kai Wright on January 21 2013, 2:30PM
“You and I, as citizens, have the power to set this country’s course,” the president concluded. “You and I, as citizens, have the obligation to shape the debates of our time.”