/Now in Racial Justice

Colorlines screenshot of Michigan Civil Rights commission report, taken on February 20, 2017.

Flint Water Crisis A Result of Systemic Racism and History of Segregation

A new report tracks what led to the disaster—and how to prevent it from happening again. 

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'Moonlight,' 'Atlanta' Take Home Writers Guild Awards

From film to TV, here are the creators of color who earned the Writer Guild of America's top honors.

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LISTEN: BBC Streams Audio of Colson Whitehead's 'The Underground Railroad'

Actor Clarke Peters narrates the free 10-episode audio series.

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ICYMI: City Threatens to Turn Off Flint Residents' Water

Residents who don't start paying for their lead-contaminated water will face shut-off notices this spring.

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Meet Ernesto Yerena Montejano, the Artist Behind the Ubiquitous 'We the Resilient' Protest Poster