A New Season, A New Issue of ColorLines

By Andre Banks Sep 29, 2006

Autumn has arrived, and with it the September/October issue of ColorLines hits newsstands around the country. After reflecting last month on the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, we shift gears this month to look at some new cultural and political trends affecting communities of color. From a discussion of Muslim communities in the aftermath of 9/11 to welfare nannies and Jonestown, ColorLines brings you the best coverage on the issues that matter. In the September/October Issue: The Welfare Nanny Diaries Investigation . In a debate that revolves around the needs of parents and children, the woman who meets those needs sometimes gets lost. The Welfare Nanny Diaries – Multimedia . A video companion to our cover story, we go behind the scenes to meet Saundra Robinson, a childcare provider in Brooklyn, NY. Start the Presses – Feature . A Muslim newspaper that began after 9/11 now thrives. Even Hindsight Isn’t 20/20 . Reflections on the documentary Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple.