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Rinku Sen, Executive Director of ARC and Publisher of ColorLines Magazine at Netroots Nation

by Jorge Rivas on August 11 2009, 9:30AM

Netroots Nation, the national progressive blogger conference is less than two days away. ARC’s Executive Director Rinku Sen, will be speaking on several panels and hold a book signing for The Accidental American. Here are the details for the…

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Thursday: National Conversation about Race, Sexuality and Gender

by Jorge Rivas on August 11 2009, 8:46AM

Human Rights Campaign is hosting a “national conversation about race, sexuality and gender with some of today’s most distinct voices in the LGBT movement.” Our very own Rinku Sen will be part of the conversation along with Bishop Rainey…

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Ending Racism in an Hour: Kamau Bell in Oakland This Weekend [VIDEO]

by Julianne Hing on July 29 2009, 11:33AM

East Bay! If you don’t have plans this weekend, I suggest you schedule in a night at W. Kamau Bell’s show at the La Peña Cultural Center in Berkeley. We profiled Kamau in an Artist Spotlight for ColorLines earlier this…

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Rinku Sen, Executive Director of ARC and Publisher of ColorLines Magazine at Netroots Nation

by Jorge Rivas on July 28 2009, 12:35PM

Netroots Nation, the national progressive blogger conference is a little over two weeks away. With all the headlines going around right now, there will be lots to discuss in Pittsburgh. ARC’s Executive Director Rinku Sen, will be speaking in…

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Listen in on “Journalist Webinar Briefing: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap”

by Gina Acebo on June 15 2009, 1:20PM

In April 2009, Jose Garcia of Demos posted in RaceWire that “social investment policies in the past have failed to provide a hand up for families of color in the United States, creating a racial wealth gap that persists today.”…

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Harlem Youth Exposes Teen Homelessness at Human Rights Watch International Film Festival

by Donna Hernandez on June 5 2009, 9:13AM

by Cynthia Carrion Each night 1,600 teenagers in New York City find themselves homeless. Harlem’s own Clevins Browne and Olivia McClendon take this issue on as part of Youth Producing Change, an innovative program of youth-produced short films from…

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Join Danny Glover in a reception for The Accidental American

by Jorge Rivas on February 19 2009, 3:08PM

ColorLines magazine and the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United invite you to a book reading and reception for The Accidental American: Immigration and Citizenship in the Age of Globalization and for the newly-opened Restaurant Opportunities Center of New Orleans (ROC-NOLA)….

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Speak Out Presents a Screening of “Follow Me Home” in Oakland

by Jonathan Adams on January 14 2009, 10:17AM

The award-winning feature film, Follow Me Home, will be shown on Thursday, January 29, 2009 at 7:00 pm at the Grand Lake Theatre, 3200 Grand Ave., in Oakland. This screening is presented by Speak Out, and will be followed by…

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NYC Picket in Solidarity with the Stella D’Oro Strikers

by Donna Hernandez on December 19 2008, 11:18AM

The 135 workers of Stella D’Oro, the biscuit producers, most of whom are women and Latinos, are confronting a difficult Christmas on the streets. The company has refused to negotiate and is demanding that the workers return to work without…

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Detention Conditions Facing Queer and Trangsgender Immigrants

by Jonathan Adams on November 12 2008, 12:58PM

Today, November 12, 2008, 5:30pm, Law School - Room 1457 Check out this public panel discussion organized by UCLA’s Critical Race Studies program, OUTLaw, and UCLA Law’s Queer student organization. This panel will explore the current conditions facing queer and…

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NYC Annual Brides’ March Against Domestic Violence

by Jonathan Adams on September 24 2008, 7:19AM

The NYC Annual Brides’ March Against Domestic Violence, also known as the Gladys Ricart and Victims of Domestic Violence Memorial Walk, is an annual event which was started in New York City in 2001 to remember Gladys Ricart, a…

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Crossing the Blvd

by Jonathan Adams on September 23 2008, 1:19PM

SAVE THE DATE: TUES SEPT 30, PERFORMANCE AT LOWER EAST SIDE TENEMENT MUSEUM VISITOR’S CENTER. 7 PM Crossing the BLVD: strangers, neighbors, aliens in a new America shares the stories, sounds, and images that reveal the human toll of…

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For the Weekend

by Jonathan Adams on August 15 2008, 1:23PM

If you’re in Harlem…. Synopsis: This feature documentary discloses the ties between the Hip Hop Music community and America’s social and political policy in the last 30 years. This film illuminates rap’s birth during the aftermath of the Black Power…

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Building a Win-Win Immigration Platform & Creating Multiracial Alliances

by Jonathan Adams on July 18 2008, 10:35AM

The Equal Justice Society’s “Building a Win-Win Immigration Platform & Creating Multiracial/ethnic Alliances” conference is on Saturday, July 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Preservation Park, 1233 Preservation Park WA, Oakland, Calif. The conference seeks to develop a…

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The 22nd Erase Racism Carnival

by Jonathan Adams on April 2 2008, 7:02AM

Racewire contributor, jhing’s post on the system’s exploitation of immigrants, is featured in this month’s Erase Racism Carnival on Double Consciousness. Check out the other great posts here….

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15th Erase Racism Carnival! Read all about it!

by Guest Columnist on July 27 2007, 2:26PM

Welcome to the July Erase Racism Blog Carnival! Every month, a different blog gathers posts from throughout cyberspace that explore issues of racial justice. The goal is to enhance the discussion of race online and connect bloggers working hard to…

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Human Rights Coming Home - EVENT TONIGHT

by Guest Columnist on September 14 2006, 2:55PM

by Mallika Dutt For almost two decades, I attended events at The Riverside Church – after all I lived around the corner so it was easy. And each time I walked into the nave to listen or watch an amazing…

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