Passing the 'Movement Notes' Baton

by Rinku Sen on Jun 5, 2014 1:45PM

I've been honored to have this space to share racial and social justice movement trends, successes and lessons with Colorlines readers. I'm excited to introduce Terry Keleher, who will take over this column from here.

Topics: Movement

Rinku Sen: Old Economic Policies Shape Today's Migration Tragedies

by Rinku Sen on May 1, 2014 7:00AM

What's so frustrating about our immigration policy debate is that we hold it as though it is domestic policy only, as though it has no relationship to U.S. foreign policy and global economic behavior.

Topics: Immigration, Movement

Rinku Sen: What Mandela Taught Us

by Rinku Sen on Dec 6, 2013 2:21PM

He showed us how to fail epically, fail justly, fail lovingly, so that, in time, we can succeed.

Topics: Movement, Mandela's Legacy

10 Racial Justice Wins For 2013

by Rinku Sen on Dec 5, 2013 7:00AM

This has been a big year for the movement. Race Forward's Rinku Sen brings us through the highlights.

Topics: Movement, Politics, Race Forward

The Case for Putting Race Forward

by Rinku Sen on Nov 6, 2013 7:30AM

We can't solve a problem no one's willing to name.

Topics: Movement, Race Forward

My March on Washington, in Tweets

by Rinku Sen on Aug 26, 2013 9:04AM

Rinku Sen covered the massive event--and all the voices there--140 characters at a time.

Topics: Movement, March on Washington

Building a New Racial Justice Movement

by Rinku Sen on Aug 20, 2013 8:22AM

Creating a multiracial movement for justice requires more than slapping the word "new" in front of "civil rights movement."

Topics: Movement, Politics, March on Washington

Stop and Frisk, South Asians and Kal Penn's Tweets

by Rinku Sen Deepa Iyer on Aug 16, 2013 3:26PM

South Asian leaders oppose stop and frisk, and Kal Penn agrees.

Topics: Movement, Criminal Justice, Stop and Frisk

Rinku Sen: The Racist Mind

by Rinku Sen on Jul 31, 2013 12:30PM

The huge gulf in white and black understanding of George Zimmerman's verdict raises tough questions about the relationship between explicit racism, unconscious bias, policymaking and culture.

Topics: Trayvon Martin, Movement

What's Really on Trial in George Zimmerman's Case?

by Eric Mann on Jun 10, 2013 7:00AM

It's not Trayvon Martin. And it's not only Zimmerman. It's a system that sanctioned the killing of an unarmed black man.

Topics: Trayvon Martin, Criminal Justice, Movement