Dispatches

Part 5—Race Trips: Confederate Lies and Apple Pie

by Brian and Erin Hollaway Palmer on Jul 21, 2015 12:20PM

In Part 5 of this Colorlines series, journalists Brian and Erin Hollaway Palmer, an interracial couple, continue their trip through the Deep South where they're confronting sugar-coated Confederate history, the stories of their ancestors, and the profound weirdness of a polite society plagued by racism. 

Topics: Dispatches, Society, History, Media

Part 4—Race Trips: Confederate Lies and Apple Pie

by Brian and Erin Hollaway Palmer on Jul 17, 2015 10:36AM

In Part 4 of this Colorlines series, journalists Brian and Erin Hollaway Palmer, an interracial couple, continue their trip through the Deep South where they're confronting sugar-coated Confederate history, their family histories, and the profound weirdness of a polite society plagued by racism. 

Topics: Dispatches, Society, History

Part 3—Race Trips: Confederate Lies and Apple Pie

by Brian and Erin Hollaway Palmer on Jul 13, 2015 3:03PM

In Part 3 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, Society, History, Media

Race Trips: Confederate Lies and Apple Pie

by Brian and Erin Hollaway Palmer on Jul 8, 2015 3:03PM

In a new Colorlines series, journalists Brian and Erin Hollaway Palmer, an interracial couple, are traveling the Deep South to confront the big lie of Confederate history, the truth about their ancestors, and the profound weirdness of a polite society plagued by racism. 

Topics: Dispatches, Society, History, Media

Dispatch from Highland Park: Gentrification, Displacement and the Disappearance of Latino Businesses

by Aura Bogado on Jan 20, 2015 7:00AM

Latino-owned stores seem to be disappearing in L.A.'s Highland Park at an alarming rate. Aura Bogado reflects on race, ownership, class and change in this quickly gentrifying neighborhood.

Topics: Dispatches, Society

Colorlines Needs You!

by Akiba Solomon on Dec 30, 2014 11:30AM

As we approach the new year, we'd like to thank you for reading, tweeting, commenting and generally engaging with Colorlines this year. Please help us keep going.

Topics: /NOW, National Security, Labor, Economy, Criminal Justice, Arts & Culture, Dispatches, Police Violence, Obama Immigration Order

Colorlines' Greatest Hits of 2014

by Akiba Solomon on Dec 22, 2014 5:05PM

In the run-up to 2015, some of our writers and editors reflected on our favorite Colorlines stories to write and read in 2014.

Topics: Police Violence, Labor, Immigration, Gender & Sexuality, Criminal Justice, Arts & Culture, Dispatches

The Untold Story of Black Fatherhood

by Stacia L. Brown on Nov 18, 2014 7:00AM

The constant refrain about a crisis of black fatherhood obscures out a far more complex reality in black families.

Topics: Dispatches, Society

Dispatch from Ferguson: Convenience Store Owners Talk Race

by Deepa Iyer on Oct 14, 2014 7:00AM

In Ferguson for the National Weekend of Resistance, activist and writer Deepa Iyer talked to area South Asian and Arab-American shopkeepers about race, community and police.

Topics: Dispatches, Police Violence

Get on the Bus: Inside the Black Life Matters 'Freedom Ride' to Ferguson

by Akiba Solomon on Sep 5, 2014 11:00AM

Over Labor Day weekend, Akiba Solomon took a 21-hour bus ride to Michael Brown's town with a group of black activists traveling under the name Black Life Matters. Here's some of what happened during the jam-packed days.

Topics: Police Violence, Dispatches