Racial Justice News & Analysis

New W Magazine Pictorial Exclusively Features Black Models With Natural Hair

by Sameer Rao on August 03, 2015, 2:29PM

A new photospread exclusively featuring black models is prominently featured in the August issue of W magazine. 

Topics: /NOW, Arts & Culture, Media

Ben Carson on ‘Meet the Press’: ‘All Lives Matter’

by Kenrya Rankin Naasel on August 03, 2015, 2:44PM

Presidential candidate Ben Carson says politicians apologizing for not focusing on #BlackLivesMatter is “political correctness going amok.”

Topics: /NOW

Part 6—Race Trips: Confederate Lies and Apple Pie

by Brian and Erin Hollaway Palmer on July 31, 2015, 10:00AM

In Part 6 of this Colorlines series, journalists Brian and Erin Hollaway Palmer, an interracial couple, continue their trip through the Deep South where they're confronting the big lie of Confederate history, the truth about their ancestors, and the profound weirdness of a polite society plagued by racism. 

Topics: Dispatches, History

Watch Ms. Lauryn Hill Perform Nina Simone’s 'Feeling Good.' Do it Now.

by Aura Bogado on July 31, 2015, 3:44PM

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Topics: /NOW, Arts & Culture

Hannibal Buress Revokes Hulk Hogan's 'Brother' Card

by Sameer Rao on July 31, 2015, 2:51PM

The comedian addressed Hulk Hogan's racist remarks and officially revoked his right to say the word "brother." 

Topics: /NOW, Arts & Culture, Media

Univisión's 'Sesame Amigos' Premieres Tomorrow

by Sameer Rao on July 31, 2015, 12:53PM

The new Spanish-language show will feature Elmo, Cookie Monster, Rosita and new friends alongside appearances from Diego Luna, Aislinn Derbez and others. 

Topics: /NOW, Arts & Culture, Media

Obama's Clean Power Proposal, Las Cruces Church Bombings, Bobbi Kristina to be Buried

by Aura Bogado on August 03, 2015, 9:57AM

Some of Monday's big stories

Topics: /NOW

This Website Lets You Cast Your Vote on the Drake-Meek Mill Beef

by Aura Bogado on July 31, 2015, 10:37AM

Is it weighing heavy on your caaanscience?

Topics: /NOW, Arts & Culture

Five Powerful BlackStar Film Festival Documentaries to Look Out For

by Sameer Rao on July 30, 2015, 10:55AM

Philadelphia's BlackStar Film Festival—known as "the black Sundance"—begins today. Here are five documentaries featured in this year's fest that are worth your full attention.  

Topics: /NOW, Arts & Culture, Media

Raynette Turner: The Latest Black Woman to Die in Police Custody

by Kenrya Rankin Naasel on July 30, 2015, 2:31PM

Raynette Turner was arrested for shoplifting. Two days later, she was dead.

Topics: /NOW, Criminal Justice