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Asian Women and Suicide tied to Model-Minority Stereotype

by The News on May 18 2007, 8:24AM

In the wake of the VT shooting last month, another news source has confirmed what some mental health activists have been saying for years—and that is that racism and sexism has significant mental health consequences for those most impacted. This…

Topics: Health

Queer Africa

by Almah LaVon Rice on May 16 2007, 12:00PM

Despite state repression and persecution, LGBT organizing has taken off across the continent and diaspora.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Health

Maximizing the Minimum

by Dorian Warren on May 16 2007, 12:00PM

Blocked by Capitol Hill conservatives, labor advocates win wage increases at the state level.

Topics: Health, Schools & Youth

Racism, Bad for Your Health

by Terry Keleher on May 15 2007, 2:26PM

A new report just released in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health finds a link between the perception of unfairness in medical treatment and fatal coronary heart disease. People who experienced injustice and felt unfairly treated were 55 percent…

Topics: Health

Novelist Walter Mosley Kicks Off FACING RACE conference

by Andre Banks on March 23 2007, 12:00PM

The mystery novelist and social commentator urged hundreds of advocates address racial and economic inequality.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Health, Schools & Youth

The “Colorblind” Attack on Your Health

by Kai Wright on March 1 2007, 12:00PM

For three decades, conservative thinkers have worked mightily to discredit race-based considerations in public policy and cement the belief that America today is, as it should be, a colorblind society.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Health, Schools & Youth

Rainbow Redux

by Dorian Warren on March 1 2007, 12:00PM

Professor Dorian Warren goes searching for the truth about Barack Obama.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Health

Fighting Words

by Andrew Friedman on January 15 2007, 12:00PM

For millions in the U.S. learning English, language access is a matter of life and death.

Topics: Health

Don Cheadle - INNOVATOR

by Andre Banks on January 15 2007, 12:00PM

The Academy Award nominated actor’s celebrity activism is making policy, not just headlines.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Health

ibrahim abdul matin - INNOVATOR

by Andre Banks on January 15 2007, 12:00PM

The Technology Organizer at Movement Strategies Center talks about MyBLOC.net–social networking with a conscience

Topics: Arts & Culture, Criminal Justice, Health, Hurricane Katrina, Schools & Youth

ColorLines Video

by ColorLines Staff on August 24 2006, 12:00PM

Meet the people preparing for the moment disaster strikes in California.

Topics: Health, Hurricane Katrina

Buying Out Abortions

by Andre Banks on August 23 2006, 10:03AM

As if the decision to have an abortion isn’t hard enough, women who choose to have the procedure must face public scrutiny, emotional distress, and harassment by anti-abortion protesters in front of clinics. Now they face a more frightening reality: …

Topics: Health

Rebuilding on Poisoned Ground

by Oskar Cole on March 21 2006, 12:00PM

Amidst unprecedented toxic contamination, cleanup and rebuilding plans could worsen environmental racism in the Gulf.

Topics: Health, Hurricane Katrina

Super Infector

Super Infector

by Kai Wright on December 21 2005, 12:00PM

With the AIDS epidemic larger —and blacker —than ever, health officials and community activists go after those who test positive.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Gender & Sexuality, Health

Under the Varnish

Under the Varnish

by Momo Chang on December 1 2005, 12:45PM

Vietnamese nail salon workers face the highest exposure to dangerous chemicals—but who’s responsible for their safety?

Topics: Health

Safety Net Sinking

by Gordon Hurd on June 15 2002, 12:00PM

Race & Recession

Topics: Health, Schools & Youth

White Poison

by Shanti Rangwani on December 15 2001, 12:00PM

Shanti Rangwani says milk does no body good.

Topics: Health

The Color of Violence Against Women

by Angela Davis on October 10 2000, 12:00PM

Angela Davis gave the keynote address and spoke with participants at the Color of Violence Conference in Santa Cruz.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Gender & Sexuality, Health

News Shorts (RaceFile)

by Melia Franklin on June 10 1998, 12:00PM

Nuclear Dumping Stand Off at Ward ValleyA remote desert valley near the Colorado River became ground zero for a struggle between the Federal government and the Colorado River Native Nation Alliance over nuclear dumping. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) officials…

Topics: Health