by Von Diaz on November 11 2013, 10:03AM
The former head of business development at FourSquare now has his sights set on increasing diversity in the tech sector.
by Von Diaz on July 31 2013, 2:29PM
The San Francisco-based founder of the STEM initiative got one of 11 White House Champions for Change in Tech Inclusion awards today.
by Julianne Hing on April 30 2012, 3:03PM
FlyRights was released by the Sikh Coalition to help community members document, and end, religious and ethnic profiling at the airport.
by Julianne Hing on March 13 2012, 4:05PM
It would inform people of their civil rights, and alert their family members that they’ve been stopped by police.
by Hatty Lee on December 6 2011, 10:21AM
The defining question of the information age is no longer whether you’re online, it’s how you got there. Here’s why your connection matters.
by Jamilah King on December 6 2011, 10:19AM
The information age’s defining question is no longer who’s online, but how they got there. Consumers of color are closing the digital divide with smart phones. But they’ve surfed into a space where telecom has the right to do as it pleases with both users and content.
by Julianne Hing on September 23 2011, 9:51AM
Northwestern University’s Dorothy Roberts warns in a new book that too much mainstream science still accepts the idea that human beings are divided into fundamentally different groups. She explains to Colorlines.com why that’s a problem.
by Sophia Cheng on September 1 2011, 9:30AM
The world’s largest consumer manufacturer has drawn global outrage for a string of worker suicides in its factories. But the problem is rooted in Western consumer markets, not Chinese sweatshops.
by Akiba Solomon on July 7 2011, 9:28AM
Tweet memes like #TeamLightSkin are the latest example of our insistence that skin-tone obsession is just personal preference. It’s not. Research shows just how much it shapes our lives.
by Michelle Chen on June 17 2011, 10:33AM
Global Justice columnist Michelle Chen explores the future of resistance, on and offline, with her students in the occupied territories.
by Jamilah King on June 17 2011, 9:27AM
The NAACP and Urban League have said the deal is good for people of color. But media justice advocates insist it’ll threaten equal access and drive up costs—and they charge civil rights groups are selling out.
by Stokely Baksh on June 15 2011, 9:49AM
A new study breaks down the significant racial disparity in media consumption, and advocates point out what it means for the politics of media regulation.
by Jamilah King on May 23 2011, 9:35AM
Reel Grrls haven’t backed down after an exec threatened to pull sponsorship for their critique of Republican FCC members’ shady ties to Comcast.
by Jamilah King on April 11 2011, 3:22PM
But House Republicans and telecom companies are ready for a fight.
by Channing Kennedy on March 20 2011, 1:16PM
A UCLA student’s viral video sets off heated conversation about free speech, and well-meaning people fighting racism with sexism.
by Julianne Hing on March 15 2011, 3:52PM
From politicos to two-bit comedians and anonymous racists on Tumblr, it seems like everyone has lost their minds.
by Jorge Rivas on March 15 2011, 12:00PM
“I cannot explain what possessed me,” writes the student who’s racist video went viral over the weekend.