National Security

Florida Gun Shop Auctioning George Zimmerman Confederate Painting

by Sameer Rao on Aug 19, 2015 3:59PM

The store, which also proudly brands itself as "Muslim-free," is auctioning the painting in support of Zimmerman and the store's owner's legal fees. 

Topics: /NOW, Society, Media, National Security, Politics

VIDEO: The Kominas' Hilarious 'See Something Say Something' Sends Up Xenophobic Paranoia

by Sameer Rao on Aug 13, 2015 7:07PM

The video shows a white man consumed by paranoia over the brown folks in his midst, thinking a tiffin container is a bomb. 

Topics: /NOW, Arts & Culture, Immigration, National Security

Senators Push for Hearings to Examine Domestic Terrorism Following Charleston Massacre

by Kenrya Rankin Naasel on Jul 6, 2015 1:02PM

Senators say Charleston massacre wasn’t just a hate crime—it’s domestic terrorism, too—and requests Judiciary Committee hearing to examine the topic.

Topics: /NOW, Society, National Security

Leaders From Other Attacked Houses of Worship Address Charleston Massacre

by Sameer Rao on Jun 18, 2015 10:16PM

Leaders from Birmingham's 16th Street Baptist Church and Oak Creek's Sikh Temple of Wisconsin, among other houses of worship, spoke on the #AMEShooting. 

Topics: /NOW, Society, 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