National Security

A Former Black Panther-Turned-FBI Informant Brings a Camera Crew to Work

by Carla Murphy on Apr 9, 2015 5:28PM

For first time, a documentary film goes inside the world of an FBI informant as he befriends--and betrays--a Muslim man the agency has deemed a potential terrorist.

Topics: Criminal Justice, National Security

Your Cheeky Muslim Valentine's Day Cards Are Here

by Julianne Hing on Feb 6, 2015 12:11PM

"I'd let you creep sharia all over my body."

Topics: /NOW, National Security, Arts & Culture

At Loretta Lynch's Confirmation Hearing, Senators Air Holder Grievances

by Julianne Hing on Jan 28, 2015 5:09PM

"You're not Eric Holder, are you?" Sen. John Cornyn asked.

Topics: /NOW, Politics, National Security, Criminal Justice

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

'Did the Torture Work?' is the Wrong Question

by Waleed Shahid on Dec 15, 2014 6:15PM

Constantly framing the report about the CIA's torture of alleged Islamic terrorist in terms of "success" invites us to minimize the specific, grisly experiences of the detainees.

Topics: National Security

CIA Torture Report: What Now?

by Asraa Mustufa on Dec 12, 2014 1:00PM

American Muslim leaders unload about the 'utter moral depravity' of the CIA's post-9/11 torture and talk next steps.

Topics: National Security, Politics

'Rectal Feeding' the CIA Used on Alleged Terrorists Had Zero Nutritional Value

by Akiba Solomon on Dec 10, 2014 5:27PM

The torture method is a sickening, humiliating twist on standard force-feeding.

Topics: National Security, /NOW

Justice Department Updates Racial Profiling Rules--With Big Exceptions

by Julianne Hing on Dec 8, 2014 11:59AM

The Department of Homeland Security hold onto key exemptions.

Topics: /NOW, National Security, Immigration, Criminal Justice

Facing Race Spotlight: Palestinian-American Activist Linda Sarsour

by Julianne Hing on Oct 24, 2014 10:00AM

Ahead of Facing Race, the civil rights activist discusses multi-racial solidarity and the overlap between the criminalization of black, Arab and Muslim communities.

Topics: Facing Race 2014, National Security

For One Black Muslim, a Prison Sentence for Refusing FBI Informant Recruitment

by Julianne Hing on Oct 15, 2014 4:59PM

Connecting the dots between COINTELPRO and modern-day domestic surveillance of Muslims.

Topics: /NOW, National Security, Criminal Justice