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Eric Holder Blasts Ferguson's 'Disturbing' Pattern of Racial Bias

Eric Holder Blasts Ferguson’s ‘Disturbing’ Pattern of Racial Bias

by Julianne Hing on March 4 2015, 4:08PM

Little surprise here.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

Following Ferguson: Change Is Slow

Following Ferguson: Change Is Slow

by Carla Murphy on January 23 2015, 8:50AM

It’s highly unlikely that Darren Wilson will face civil rights charges. How are the other avenues for justice shaping up?

Topics: Ferguson

DOJ Memo: No Civil Rights Charges Brought Against Darren Wilson

DOJ Memo: No Civil Rights Charges Brought Against Darren Wilson

by Carla Murphy on January 21 2015, 5:45PM

“No evidence found”

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Video: Black Lives Matter Delegation Visits Palestine

Video: Black Lives Matter Delegation Visits Palestine

by Julianne Hing on January 16 2015, 1:45PM

And stages a solidarity demonstration in Nazareth.

Topics: Ferguson, Global Affairs, /NOW

Colorlines Needs You!

Colorlines Needs You!

by Akiba Solomon on December 30 2014, 11:30AM

As we approach the new year, we’d like to thank you for reading, tweeting, commenting and generally engaging with Colorlines this year. Please help us keep going.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Criminal Justice, Dispatches, Economy, Ferguson, Labor, National Security, /NOW, Obama Immigration Order

19 Photos From 2014 That Prove 'Post-Racial' America Doesn't Exist

19 Photos From 2014 That Prove ‘Post-Racial’ America Doesn’t Exist

by Aura Bogado on December 30 2014, 7:00AM

It’s been a long year full of despair—but there’s also been plenty of hope!

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, History

Colorlines' Greatest Hits of 2014

Colorlines’ Greatest Hits of 2014

by Akiba Solomon on December 22 2014, 5:05PM

In the run-up to 2015, some of our writers and editors reflected on our favorite Colorlines stories to write and read in 2014.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Criminal Justice, Dispatches, Ferguson, Gender & Sexuality, Immigration, Labor

When It Comes to Sports Protests, Are T-Shirts Enough?

When It Comes to Sports Protests, Are T-Shirts Enough?

by Jamilah King on December 18 2014, 11:00AM

More and more elite athletes are making symbolic statements about police violence against black people. It’s up to us to listen.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson

Ferguson Decision Prompted Early Release of D'Angelo's 'Black Messiah'

Ferguson Decision Prompted Early Release of D’Angelo’s ‘Black Messiah’

by Jamilah King on December 17 2014, 10:56AM

A behind-the-scenes look at the album’s journey to number one.

Topics: Culture, Ferguson

A Visual Guide to Global Outrage Over Mike Brown and Eric Garner

A Visual Guide to Global Outrage Over Mike Brown and Eric Garner

by Jamilah King on December 11 2014, 10:27AM

Here’s how the movement grew online.

Topics: Culture, Ferguson

UC Berkeley's Black Student Union Stages 4.5 Hour Campus Sit-in

UC Berkeley’s Black Student Union Stages 4.5 Hour Campus Sit-in

by Jamilah King on December 5 2014, 1:47PM

They did it to protest the extrajudicial killings of black men.

Topics: Culture, Ferguson

Black Hollywood Speaks Out About Police Violence

Black Hollywood Speaks Out About Police Violence

by Jamilah King on December 5 2014, 10:50AM

Actors, activists and the religious community are coming together to bring attention to the extrajudicial killings of black men.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Ferguson

'Hands Up, Don't Shoot' Shows Up at Art Basel

‘Hands Up, Don’t Shoot’ Shows Up at Art Basel

by Jamilah King on December 4 2014, 1:16PM

Artist Hank Willis Thomas put an image of the new sculpture on Instagram after the Eric Garner decision.

Topics: Culture, Ferguson

Southeast Asian Activists Urge 'Solidarity With Black People' Post Garner Non-Indictment

Southeast Asian Activists Urge ‘Solidarity With Black People’ Post Garner Non-Indictment

by Akiba Solomon on December 4 2014, 12:55AM

Collective casts the decisions of Ferguson and Staten Island grand juries as human rights violations.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

An Appreciation: Eric Garner

An Appreciation: Eric Garner

by Akiba Solomon on December 3 2014, 10:11PM

Before Eric Garner couldn’t breathe, he insisted that cops leave him alone. For once. An appreciation of that moment.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

What Obama Says He'll Do About Police Brutality

What Obama Says He’ll Do About Police Brutality

by Aura Bogado on December 3 2014, 4:03PM

The president’s plan leaves activists with questions and doubts.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Black St. Louis Cops Issue Statement, Stand by Rams

Black St. Louis Cops Issue Statement, Stand by Rams

by Carla Murphy on December 3 2014, 2:32PM

Move by black cops directly counters that of the St. Louis Police Officers Association.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

What Does it Feel Like to be a Black Mother During Ferguson?

What Does it Feel Like to be a Black Mother During Ferguson?

by Aura Bogado on December 3 2014, 1:45PM

Mikki Kendall can tell you.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

St. Louis Cops Condemn NFL Team's 'Hands Up, Don't Shoot' Gesture Play

St. Louis Cops Condemn NFL Team’s ‘Hands Up, Don’t Shoot’ Gesture

by Jamilah King on December 1 2014, 10:00AM

This season’s on-field protests continue.

Topics: Culture, Ferguson

Killed by the Cops [INFOGRAPHIC] Infographic

Killed by the Cops [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Jamilah King on November 26 2014, 7:35PM

Black men are disproportionally killed by police. Can law enforcement be held accountable in a justice system that’s set up to support their actions?

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson

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