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FOX Broadcasting Cancels 'Cops' After 25 Years

FOX Broadcasting Cancels ‘Cops’ After 25 Years

by Jamilah King on May 6 2013, 5:11PM

The show is moving to SpikeTV.

Topics: /NOW

ColorOfChange Launches Petition Urging Fox to Cancel 'Cops'

ColorOfChange Launches Petition Urging Fox to Cancel ‘Cops’

by Jorge Rivas on March 22 2013, 1:45PM

In the email sent to members, ColorOfChange said the “stakes couldn’t be higher” considering “the real-world backdrop of an American culture that views young men like Trayvon Martin and Jordan Russell Davis with suspicion.”

Topics: Media, /NOW

Activists Want Rent Relief For NYC Residents Without Power Post-Sandy

Activists Want Rent Relief For NYC Residents Without Power Post-Sandy

by Jorge Rivas on December 10 2012, 11:25AM

With 77,000 residents, the New York City Housing Authority is the nation’s biggest public landlord.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Today's the Last Day to Register to Vote in Over a Dozen States

Today’s the Last Day to Register to Vote in Over a Dozen States

by Jamilah King on October 9 2012, 11:35AM

Have you registered to vote yet?

Topics: /NOW

Are You and Your Friends Registered to Vote? Here's One Website That Does It All

Are You and Your Friends Registered to Vote? Here’s One Website That Does It All

by Jorge Rivas on September 25 2012, 4:24PM

National Voter Registration Day is today and Colorlines.com/NOW is highlighting a website that’s a one-stop-shop for all your voter registration needs.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

General Motors and Walgreens Leave ALEC, 30 Firms Have Left

by Jorge Rivas on July 26 2012, 2:23PM

Walgreens and General Motors are the 29th and 30th corporations to announce that they have dropped ALEC.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

MillerCoors, HP, and Best Buy Leave ALEC

MillerCoors, HP, and Best Buy Leave ALEC

by Jorge Rivas on July 11 2012, 10:33AM

The companies join the roughly 20 companies that have already parted ways with ALEC since ColorOfChange members began demanding an end to corporate-sponsored voter suppression.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Johnson & Johnson Becomes 19th Company to Withdraw Support From ALEC

by Jorge Rivas on June 13 2012, 1:28PM

Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson announced Tuesday that it would no longer fund the American Legislative Exchange Council.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Walmart Backs Away From ALEC's Quest to Suppress Black Voters

Walmart Backs Away From ALEC’s Quest to Suppress Black Voters

by Jorge Rivas on May 31 2012, 2:20PM

Walmart Stores Inc., announced late Wednesday it’s suspending its membership with the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the right-wing policy group that has worked to suppress the black vote and promoted “Kill at Will” gun laws.

Topics: ALEC, /NOW, Politics

Is ALEC on the Ropes? As Companies Flee, Critics Target IRS

Is ALEC on the Ropes? As Companies Flee, Critics Target IRS

by Kai Wright on April 23 2012, 11:37AM

Another bad day for the secretive conservative group that’s spread pro-corporate and Tea Party-style legislation around the country. Common Cause challenges its tax exempt status.

Topics: /NOW, Politics, Schools & Youth

Trayvon Martin Petition Calls for Federal Help After Fla. State Attorney Decision

Trayvon Martin Petition Calls for Federal Help After Fla. State Attorney Decision

by Jorge Rivas on March 19 2012, 4:05PM

According to ColorOfChange, Sanford police have moved Martin’s case over to the State’s Attorneys office who is claiming that there is not enough evidence to support even a manslaughter conviction.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Colorlines.com & ColorOfChange.org Meetup in Austin for SXSW [Photos]

by Jorge Rivas on March 12 2012, 12:42PM

Colorlines.com and ColorOfChange.org host meet and greet in Austin!

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Nearly 47k Sign Petition to Fire XXL Mag. Editor Vanessa Satten

Nearly 47k Sign Petition to Fire XXL Mag. Editor Vanessa Satten

by Jorge Rivas on February 21 2012, 1:21PM

Close to 47,000 members of ColorOfChange.org, the nation’s largest online black civil rights organization, have signed a petition calling on Harris Publications to fire XXL Magazine editor Vanessa Satten.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Black Activists Take on US Airways for Saggy Pants Incident

Black Activists Take on US Airways for Saggy Pants Incident

by Jorge Rivas on July 20 2011, 12:14PM

Advocates are calling on the airline to publicly apologize to 20-year-old Deshon Marman.

Topics: National Security

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