But 'Selma' did earn a nomination for 'best picture.'
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When measured by the blunt calculus of mortality, being black in the U.S. is a killer.
It's been a long year full of despair--but there's also been plenty of hope!
A roundup of 14 amazing women of color who've made big strides in 2014.
The Supreme Court justice denounced police chokeholds 30 years ago. Why are we still having the same conversation?
Angelia Trinidad's "Passion Planner" has had record success on the crowdfunding platform. Colorlines talked to her about family, what motivates her, and why an old-school paper planner has struck a chord with tens of thousands of people.
Whatever happens to Office Pantaleo, justice will come only when broken windows policing is finally indicted and convicted.
Before Eric Garner couldn't breathe, he insisted that cops leave him alone. For once. An appreciation of that moment.
"We have at least 5 million reasons to keep working," says one activist.
The program's expansion will take 90 days to implement.
As the world awaits a grand jury decision in Ferguson, the accidental activists who have camped in the streets since August describe their feelings and preparations to Colorlines.
Congressional Republicans vow to undo it. The Supreme Court may gut it. But biggest threat to the law's success is more quiet attack that unfolded long before it was even written.
TV's newest Asian-American dad talks about race and the pressure that comes with being on the first Asian-American family sitcom in 20 years.
'I'm doing this for something better than just money.'
"Anything that we're seeing today in pop culture originated in production you can trace back to black labor in the South."