by Jamilah King on August 1 2012, 9:15AM
Who were those “independent” Olympic athletes at the opening ceremonies? They’re stateless, and they reveal just how capricious borders can be.
by Mónica Novoa on June 25 2012, 9:58AM
Activists in the United States are watching closely as El Salvador works to address the root causes of gang violence.
by Jorge Rivas on June 20 2012, 12:07PM
WSB-TV in Alpharetta, Georgia has interviews with two people who were denied iPads and iPhones at two different Apple Stores after employees learned they were from Iran.
by Jorge Rivas on June 7 2012, 12:50PM
Hundreds of Foxconn employees living in company dormitories in Chengdu, China clashed with security staff Monday evening.
by Imara Jones on June 7 2012, 10:11AM
Greek austerity? Eurozone collapse? What’s this got to do with the financial slog so many communities of color are still facing in the U.S.? For starters, it could make things a lot harder, soon. Imara Jones offers a primer—and preventive steps.
by Channing Kennedy on April 23 2012, 8:43AM
Or was it another case of exploitative politics packaged in shock-value art? Colorlines readers discuss.
by Jorge Rivas on April 17 2012, 1:00PM
On Sunday the Swedish minister of culture Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth began cutting a large cake shaped like a black woman to as part of an art installation.
by Jorge Rivas on April 6 2012, 10:22AM
The organization released an update today which is said to offer more details and context about the conflicts in Uganda.
by Channing Kennedy on March 22 2012, 9:21AM
This multi-year global art project puts poor nations in charge of solving so-called first-world problems—then implements those solutions in first-world communities.
by Jorge Rivas on March 15 2012, 4:56PM
As Apple’s market grows, demonstrators are calling on Apple to create a worker protection strategy to prevent workplace abuse, injury, and death in the factories that produce new iPad and iPhones.
by Jamilah King on March 14 2012, 9:40AM
Despite its attempt to respond directly to criticism, Invisible Children’s Kony 2012 campaign puts the focus on all that’s right—and wrong—with online advocacy.
by Jorge Rivas on March 5 2012, 11:42AM
The fire was the largest and worst prison fire in Latin American history
by Michelle Chen on January 23 2012, 9:13AM
No savvy politician would highlight the widening gulf between poor people on one side and the elites seeking their votes on the other. Instead, from South Carolina to France, they focus on the traditional dividing line between Us and Them: the border.
by Seth Freed Wessler on January 18 2012, 9:01AM
Supporters of Palestinian rights have charged that Israel is an apartheid state. In response, the country’s staunchest U.S. lobby group is recruiting black college students to say there’s no way Israel can be racist.
Topics: Global Affairs
by Jorge Rivas on January 12 2012, 1:59PM
“Haiti looks like the earthquake happened two months ago,” says Bill Quigley.