What's the purpose of the FBI's lists? Basically, publicity and fear mongering.
The conservative think tank released a report yesterday to convince lawmakers that immigration reform costs too much. Its claims are mostly false, but they've worked before.
The August Wilson Monologue Competition celebrates the work of the African-American playwright through the powerful performances of high school actors. Here, two finalists share their monologues with Colorlines.com.
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by Jamilah King on April 30 2013, 6:00AM
NBA player Jason Collins became the highest-profile openly gay black man in America yesterday. As with any big step, he didn’t get there alone. Here, a look at some LGBT athletes of color who came before him.
by Julianne Hing on April 26 2013, 6:00AM
The U.S. will be “majority-minority” in a few decades, but in the City of Angels the future is now. In fact, you can literally taste it.
by Akiba Solomon on April 25 2013, 12:00PM
We live in an ahistorical culture that continually attempts to deny the white supremacy that determines who is and isn’t defined as a U.S. citizen, a criminal, a terrorist or a victim. A trip through our history is instructive.
by Brentin Mock on April 23 2013, 6:00AM
With the defeat of Big Green on climate-change, community-based, grassroots groups led by people of color are creating a blueprint for actual change. The EJ response to Superstorm Sandy is Exhibit A.
by Julianne Hing on April 19 2013, 6:00AM
Public school parents, educators and now even lawmakers around the country are fed up with standardized testing that can determine whether kids graduate, teachers lose their jobs, and schools remain open. Here’s a visual survey of major actions.
Topics: Schools & Youth
by Jamilah King on April 17 2013, 6:00AM
Skylar Diggins, the Notre Dame point guard just added to the WNBA’s Tulsa Shock, is one of the most talented ballers in the country. In the age of Twitter, will a focus on her appearance become a dangerous distraction?
by Rinku Sen on April 16 2013, 10:17AM
Care for those hurt. Care for those who will be accused. And care for ourselves. That’s how we’ll grow together, rather than tear apart.
by Seth Freed Wessler on April 16 2013, 7:52AM
American lawmakers have generally responded to acts of mass violence, whether by U.S. citizens or foreigners, with anti-immigration laws and a retreat from reform.
by Julianne Hing on April 15 2013, 6:00AM
With powerful outside help, parents are dramatically restructuring Los Angeles’ predominantly Latino 24th Street Elementary School. Will the school give the controversial ‘parent trigger’ technique the makeover it needs?
Topics: Schools & Youth