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–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