Civil rights leaders who led and joined the March 1965 demonstrations that created the Voting Rights Act speak with Colorlines a week before the Supreme Court reviews the legislation.
Economic Justice contributor Imara Jones explains the trillion-dollar budget cuts that are set to begin in a matter of days.
The inescapable dance craze is drawing criticism from folks who say it’s just cultural appropriation. Channing Kennedy offers some meaningful context.
Denver Takes Bold Step Toward Eliminating Its School-to-Prison Pipeline In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre, elected officials, pundits and gun lobbyists have been calling for more police in schools. So why is Denver doing its own thing?
Obama’s Fatherhood Meme Ruffles Otherwise Ardent Supporters Critics are asking why the president sees family structure as the gun problem in Chicago, but not in Newtown.
A Black History Month Comic Nia King illustrates her journey through Black History Month.
‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Actor Jesse Williams Offers Tarantino Tips on How to Portray Slavery Williams asks why “Django Unchained” included stereotypical and graphic images of black slaves while “Inglorious Basterds” avoided much of that imagery.
Deported Father’s Case Ends as Congress Debates Immigration Changes Felipe Montes, who lost his three U.S.-citizen sons when he was deported to Mexico in December 2010, will now be allowed to take his children with him to Mexico.
San Francisco Jail Inmates Dance to Stop Sexual Violence [Video] As part of the One Billion Rising movement a group of choreographers visited San Francisco County jails to make sure inmates were able to participate in the global actions.
ACLU Obtains Emails That Prove ICE Officials Set Deportation Quotas Federal immigration authorities have claimed to target people who pose a threat to public safety but these emails show officials targeted immigrants convicted of minor crimes.