/Now in Racial Justice

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Take the 2017 Colorlines Reader Survey. Then Get Free Stuff!

Please take our first reader survey in many years. There's good music in it for you.

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Charleston Activist Freed After Arrest for Knocking Down Confederate Flag

Video shows Muhiyidin Elamin Moye, a member of a Charleston, South Carolina-based Black Lives Matter group, jumping through police tape to grab South Carolina Secessionist Party leader James Bessenger's Confederate flag.

EPA administrator Scott Pruitt,, testifies during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works on Capitol Hill January 18, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

EPA Head's Past Emails With Fossil Fuel Industry Confirm Close Ties

Scott Pruitt released 7,564 pages of emails to the Center for Media and Democracy.

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ACLU Sues City of Milwaukee for Racist Stop and Frisk Policy

“Data reflect that...Black drivers citywide were seven times more likely—and that Hispanic drivers were five times more likely—to be targeted for a traffic stop than white drivers.”

Contributors

Arts & Culture

'Get Out' Makes Fictional Horror Out of Real Racism

Trump Presidency

READ: Muslim White House Staffer on Why She Quit Eight Days Into the Trump Administration

Islamophobia

Online Threats Against Linda Sarsour Prompt NYPD Investigation

Police Violence

Tribal Chairman Responds to White House After 46 Arrested During DAPL Camp Evacuation

Gender & Sexuality

New Doc Series, 'Other Boys NYC,' Shines a Light on Queer Men of Color