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In Minneapolis, Columbus Day Becomes Indigenous People's Day

In Minneapolis, Columbus Day Becomes Indigenous People’s Day

by Julianne Hing on April 25 2014, 3:23PM

Good on Minneapolis.

Topics: Native Affairs, /NOW, Society

What's Driving This Year's Black Friday Mania?

What’s Driving This Year’s Black Friday Mania?

by Imara Jones on November 27 2013, 7:00AM

How the government shutdown fueled worker exploitation and sales panic among retailers.

Topics: Black Friday, Economic Justice

Photos: The Christmas Tree and The Obamas Over the Years

Photos: The Christmas Tree and The Obamas Over the Years

by Jorge Rivas on December 6 2012, 12:11PM

The Obama family illuminated the National Christmas Tree Thursday night during a celebration on the White House’s Ellipse.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

All in the Family: A Thanksgiving Comic Strip

All in the Family: A Thanksgiving Comic Strip

by Nia King on November 21 2012, 9:10AM

Love doesn’t always come easy, but somehow we find our way.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Chinese New Year 101: Welcome to the Year of the Dragon [Infographic] Infographic

Chinese New Year 101: Welcome to the Year of the Dragon [Infographic]

by Hatty Lee on January 24 2012, 9:00AM

Around the world, Asian communities celebrated Lunar New Year on Monday. Here’s what the holiday is all about.

Topics: Arts & Culture

'New Yorker' Magazine Cover Depicts Pilgrims Fleeing Across U.S. Border

‘New Yorker’ Magazine Cover Depicts Pilgrims Fleeing Across U.S. Border

by Jorge Rivas on November 23 2011, 11:03AM

Cartoonist Christoph Niemann wanted to offer historical perspective to today’s immigration debate.

Topics: Arts & Culture

5 Ways to Face Race at the Thanksgiving Table--and Not Choke

5 Ways to Face Race at the Thanksgiving Table—and Not Choke

by Terry Keleher on November 23 2011, 9:25AM

That awkward moment when your uncle pipes up with a racist rant at holiday dinner doesn’t have to be so hard. Here’s how to take control of the conversation and make it productive, without ruining everybody’s appetite.

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How To Celebrate the Fourth of July: Read Frederick Douglass

How To Celebrate the Fourth of July: Read Frederick Douglass

by Kai Wright on July 1 2011, 10:57AM

Fire up the grill, lay in the sun, dance to music and drink wine, yes. But start the weekend with a sober take on the mythology of America’s liberation story.

Topics: History, July 4th, Kai Wright

Cinco de Mayo, Primero de Mayo and the Birth of the United States of América

Cinco de Mayo, Primero de Mayo and the Birth of the United States of América

by Roberto Lovato on May 5 2011, 7:24AM

Thirty years, millions of mobile devices and a massive wave of migration later, Latinos have largely forgotten the meaning of Cinco de Mayo.

Topics: Immigration

2010 in Review: Disasters, Deportations and DREAMs Rising

2010 in Review: Disasters, Deportations and DREAMs Rising

by Kai Wright on December 27 2010, 12:07PM

Happy holidays from Colorlines. We’ll ee you in 2011.

Topics: Kai Wright

Amid Recession and War, Grandparents Fill Voids With Love

Amid Recession and War, Grandparents Fill Voids With Love

by Katti Gray on December 23 2010, 12:51PM

Katti Gray profiles families who don’t have much more than each other this holiday season, but are getting by with that much.

Topics: Economy

White Dad, Black Son and Raising Kids in a

White Dad, Black Son and Raising Kids in a “Colorblind” World

by Terry Keleher on December 22 2010, 9:31AM

Teaching how to create a more just world is one of the greatest gifts we can give our children.

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Need Holiday Recipes? Here's What's Cooking at ColorLines

Need Holiday Recipes? Here’s What’s Cooking at ColorLines

by Juell Stewart on December 21 2010, 9:40AM

Juell Stewart rounds up some of her favorite healthy spins on traditional dishes. You got one?

Topics: Arts & Culture

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