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Posted on: Jan 13, 2015, Source: ColorLines

Comedian congratulates the conservative billionaire for being an "evil overachiever."

Posted on: Jun 9, 2014, Source: ColorLines

And a new campaign is out to bring attention to conditions in women’s prisons.

Posted on: Jun 5, 2014, Source:

More than 200,000 women are behind bars in the U.S. and thanks to OITNB, the second season of which airs Friday, more people than ever are paying attention.

Posted on: Oct 9, 2012, Source: ColorLines

What "Stop-and-Frisk" is really like.

Posted on: Jun 21, 2012, Source: ColorLines

Activists are increasingly creating links between LGBT rights and the many other issues that impact their lives, including racial justice.

Posted on: May 30, 2012, Source: ColorLines

There’s a deep mistrust between communities of color and the mental health field.

Posted on: Mar 29, 2012, Source: ColorLines

A scholarship system that once empowered student athletes now leaves them at the mercy of their coaches -- and a multibillion dollar industry.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2012, Source:

Big Brother is watching, and there aren’t many rules to say how much he can see, particularly using the mobile devices on which American rely.

Posted on: Feb 5, 2012, Source: ColorLines

The NFL’s Players Association, the union that represents the league’s athletes, has come out in opposition to Indiana's proposed Right to Work legislation.

Posted on: Jan 16, 2012, Source: ColorLines

Here are a few of the FCC’s efforts to deal with the digital divide—the good and the bad of each.

Posted on: Dec 26, 2011, Source: ColorLines

In 2008, young voters were the big story. Both parties will attempt to woo them this time around--but are they paying attention to the issues that matter?

Posted on: Sep 21, 2011, Source:

After a long delay from the Supreme Court, Troy Davis was executed at 11:08 PM Wednesday night, despite over a million people asking for clemency.

Posted on: Jul 11, 2011, Source:

While young prospective workers in general are saddled with record levels of unemployment, young workers of color face an even bleaker economic outlook.

Posted on: May 31, 2011, Source:

The legend passed away in New York on May 27, 2011.

Posted on: May 26, 2011, Source:

Here are revolutionaries who, in their death or retirement, have been used to represent the sorts of things they spent their lives opposing.

Posted on: May 24, 2011, Source:

The bill was passed through the the Republican-led Senate late last week and is expected be signed into law by Gov. Scott Walker on Wednesday.

Posted on: Mar 10, 2011, Source:

Should a rocker who displays the confederate flag at concerts win the NAACP's Great Expectations award?

Posted on: Nov 16, 2010, Source:

The Atlanta director took on the classic choreopoem to consternation and mixed reviews. But as Shange's legacy shows, black women will always be the rightful storytellers.

Posted on: Apr 25, 2010, Source: ColorLines RaceWire

On the same day that Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed SB 1070 into law, some lawmakers in Washington are getting ready to act.

Posted on: Aug 9, 2006, Source: WireTap

The Rootz Underground plants its seeds as one of Jamaica's best and underrated Reggae bands.