Stories by Rinku Sen

Rinku Sen is the President and Executive Director of the Applied Research Center (ARC) and Publisher of Colorlines.com. subscribe to Rinku Sen's feed

Posted on: May 24, 2012, Source: ColorLines

What draws 18 to 30 year olds to social justice work, and how do people with progressive politics deal with race as part of a larger political worldview?

Posted on: Mar 25, 2012, Source: ColorLines

A young immigrant man was convicted of bullying his gay roommate--who then committed suicide. But has justice been done?

Posted on: Oct 6, 2011, Source: Colorlines.com

While the racial dimension of the criminal justice system is obvious to many people, the movement to reform Wall Street may be less so.

Posted on: Jun 21, 2011, Source: Colorlines.com

The real lesson from the Wal-Mart decision is that Americans can’t rely on courts alone to check all forms of bias, especially the kinds that don’t require explicit direction.

Posted on: Sep 24, 2008, Source: Colorlines.com

Mamdouh had actually managed to get by for 12 years without noticing American discrimination in a daily way.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2006, Source: Colorlines.com

Low-income women and child-care workers are the missing component in the whole debate about working vs. stay-at-home mothers.

Posted on: Sep 19, 2006, Source: Colorlines.com

The hype about interracial television couples is that Americans have moved so far past race they don't even notice.

Posted on: Jul 23, 2006, Source: TomPaine.com

Immigrants aren't animals or terrorists -- and they're not sucking the nation's economy dry.

Posted on: Apr 10, 2006, Source: TomPaine.com

The mass immigration demonstrations reveal the humanity and diversity of the people—not just workers—who are often invisible.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2006, Source: Colorlines.com

Activist Mallika Dutt tells us how to place human rights issues at the top of MTV's music charts.

Posted on: Sep 14, 2005, Source: TomPaine.com

Who knows whether George Bush cares about black people -- but there's no question his policies punish people of color.

Posted on: Apr 17, 2003, Source: AlterNet

By mocking a practice that has such deep cultural significance, "Married by America" dismisses much that is good about arranged marriages -- and non-Western cultures.