9/11, Five Years Later

ColorLines.com Exclusive: To mark the five years since 9/11, we offer a special section from our upcoming issue featuring two original stories and a complete catalog of our coverage.

By Daisy Hernandez Aug 01, 2006

ColorLines.com Exclusives – From the September/October 2006 Issue on Newsstands 9/15/06

Start the Presses
A Muslim newspaper that began after 9/11 now thrives.
By Daisy Hernandez

Shutting Down Muslim Charities
After 9/11, people turned to local organizations but found those at risk too.
By Daisy Hernández

A catalogue of ColorLines coverage documenting the political and cultural changes affecting communities of color in the years since 9/11:


Reflections on 9-11
Winter 2001
Five organizers share their reactions to the tragedy.

And Justice For All…
Winter 2002
Immigrants and communities of color have faced the brunt of hate crimes, raids and detentions since 9/11.


No Safe Haven
Spring 2002

Refugee policy is dictated by political objectives, not humanitarian principles.

Detained or Disappeared?

Summer 2002
Before the 9/11 round-ups, INS detention had already grown into a system handling 150,000 immigrants a year.  Tram Nguyen looks for the connections.

Staffing the Homeland
Summer 2003

The feds are avidly pursuing “diversity” hires, but what are the risks of representing at security and intelligence agencies?