Stories by Shani O. Hilton

Shani O. Hilton is the Washington, D.C. correspondent for Colorlines.com. She covers the intersection of congressional and White House politics and racial justice. Shani also works as the associate editor of CampusProgress.org. subscribe to Shani O.  Hilton's feed

Posted on: May 3, 2012, Source: Colorlines.com

A lot of stereotypes about African-Americans and crime are plain wrong -- and very harmful.

Posted on: Mar 4, 2012, Source: ColorLines

The bailout may eventually spur a full rebound in Michigan, but thus far it does not appear to be helping the most devastated parts of the state—black communities.

Posted on: Dec 18, 2011, Source: ColorLines

The two earliest primary states' lack of diversity has an effect on who gets initial attention from the media as the electoral process begins.