COLORLINES: PAUL RYAN: WORST CHOICE FOR RACIAL JUSTICE

It’s Hard to Imagine a Worse Choice for People of Color Than Paul Ryan

Though abhorrent, Ryan’s ideas are not new. Touted as an attempt to rescue America’s future, they’re ripped right out of America’s past. Imara Jones unravels the story.

Wall Street’s Frightening and Predatory Land Grab in Africa

Yet another example of the way in which the financial system thrives off of inequality, both internationally and here at home

Getting Serious About Jokes with the Writers of FX’s ‘Totally Biased’

Colorlines.com visits the star and staff of the only late-night comedy shows hosted by a black person, which premiered last week on FX.

You Gotta Work the Culture If You Wanna Change the Politics Rinku Sen profiles several artists and cultural organizers whose work you can check out this summer—and at our Facing Race conference in November.

Our Aunties’ Best Tips to Beat the Summer Heat Find yourself an empty gourd, a place to nap, or a frozen watermelon, and lay very, very still.

Undocumented Immigrants Ride Through South, Headed For a DNC Coming Out Why would a group of people who are ineligible to vote engage in electoral politics? We talk to a rider on the “UndocuBus” to find out.

Advocates Launch Fund to Help DREAMers Pay $465 ‘Deferred Action’ Application FeeIt is estimated that more than one million young people brought to the U.S. as children and raised in the country may be eligible for the program.

Michelle Obama Jokingly Scolds Gabby Douglas for Her Post-Olympics Egg McMuffin “You’re setting me back, Gabby,” the First Lady told Douglas.

30 TSA Officers Report Racial Profiling at Boston’s Logan Airport The news made waves in part because the program that’s in question at Boston’s Logan airport is being eyed as a potential model for airports across the country.

Former Undocumented Immigrant Leo Manzano Wins Silver Medal for U.S. Mexican-born American runner Leo Manzano won a silver medal in the men’s 1,500-meter final, running the fastest time ever by a U.S. athlete at the Games.

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