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HBO Latino to Premiere New Show on Brazilian Sex Workers

HBO Latino to Premiere New Show on Brazilian Sex Workers

by Jamilah King on September 4 2014, 10:54AM

It’s hard to tell at this point if the show will be a worthwhile look into Brazil’s sex trade or just another way to exploit women’s bodies.

Topics: Culture

Native Graphics

by Elizabeth Barajas-Roman on January 6 2009, 12:00PM

The word “REBEL” scrawled in bright green and fire-engine red adorns the T-shirts for sale in the Native Graphix clothing line. It’s a word that organizers hope inspires the kids to believe they can make money away from the street…

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Upload Real Change

by Roberto Lovato on November 1 2008, 12:00PM

What activists can learn from Obama’s web politics

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Who Gets to Attend College?

by Tram Nguyen on September 4 2008, 12:00PM

Blacks and Latinos are locked out, but prep classes may counter the racism of low expectations.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Moms Under House Arrest

by Daisy Hernandez on August 8 2008, 12:00PM

Irma is now one of 40 mothers in Postville, Iowa, raising their families under house arrest.

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Sci-Fi Heroes Take On the System

by Roya Rastegar on July 1 2008, 12:00PM

In two new films, Mexican and Asian-American superheroes fight racism and eco-disaster—with technology and imagination.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Home from the Military

by Michelle Chen on July 1 2008, 12:00PM

A third of female veterans are women of color. Here are three of their stories. Also, listen to clips from their interviews.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

Is Riding the Bus a Ticket to Jail?

by Caroline Kim on June 12 2008, 12:00PM

Border Patrol is raiding buses in Syracuse racially profiling people of color.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Risking it All to Find Safety

by Kai Wright on May 1 2008, 12:00PM

Black and brown queer youth are desperately seeking space to love—and be loved. They’ll do whatever is necessary to find it.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

We’re here. We’re sexual. GET USED TO IT.

by Barbara Miner on May 1 2008, 12:00PM

Abstinence programs have failed teens of color. Now young people are telling adults to get out of the way of their sex education.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

Ground Zero for Immigration?

by Valeria Fern�ndez on March 20 2008, 12:00PM

Latinos are fleeing Arizona as crackdowns increase in the border state.

Topics: Criminal Justice

The other inconvenient Truths

by Adelina Anthony on March 20 2008, 12:00PM

An Al Gore-like tour in the name of the tortilla.

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Collaborating with ICE Has Consequences

by on February 19 2008, 12:00PM

Texas activists vow to go to the voting booths and oust a sheriff who agreed to give immigration officials an office at the county jails.

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Sanctuary’s Human Face

by Aarti Shahani on January 7 2008, 12:00PM

Elvira Arellano showed that faith, not self-interest, moves our people.

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Innovators 2008

by ColorLines Staff on January 7 2008, 12:00PM

People moving ideas and actions in 2008.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Writing in Netantla

by Almah LaVon Rice on November 4 2007, 12:00PM

A celebrated Chicana author goes to the border in The Guardian exploring the politics of the border with irony, lyricism and desert-spare clarity.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Why So High?

by Jessica Hoffmann on November 4 2007, 12:00PM

The Phoenix metropolitan area, with the highest rate of fatal police shootings among the 10 biggest U.S. cities, is also the most dangerous in the nation for Latinos.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Killed by the Cops

by Jeff Kelly Lowenstein on November 4 2007, 12:00PM

In a joint national investigation, ColorLines and The Chicago Reporter found that Blacks are overrepresented and Latinos a rising number of those fatally shot by police.

Topics: Criminal Justice

My Road Out Of Iraq

by Camilo Mej�a on July 23 2007, 12:00PM

On May 21, 2004, Camilo Mejía was sentenced to one year in prison for refusing to return to Iraq. An excerpt from his new book: The Road from Ar Ramadi: The Private Rebellion of Staff Sergeant Camilo Mejía.

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Mujeres Making Movies

by Almah LaVon Rice on July 23 2007, 12:00PM

Two stray dogs in Vieques, Puerto Rico were responsible for the naming of Chica Luna Productions. There alone working on a documentary about the U.S. military occupation of Vieques, cofounder Elisha Miranda befriended and adopted the canine pair, which were…

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality

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