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From TV and online media to print and radio, media outlets have turned to the Colorlines writers for their racial lens on the news of the day.


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Community Editor Riley Wilson Discusses Racism Within the Charleston Church Shooting

by Kat Lazo on Jun 20, 2015 12:00AM

Colorlines Community Editor Riley Wilson joins the "FreshOutlook" show to discuss how cultural and systemic racism led Dylann Roof  to fatally shoot nine black churchgoers. 


MSNBC: Rinku Sen Discusses Wall Street Corruption Adding To Racial Wealth Gap

by Kat Lazo on May 23, 2015 1:56PM

Sen, Colorlines' publisher and Race Forward's executive director, joins the Melissa Harris-Perry panel to discuss how Wall Street corruption adds to the racial wealth gap. 

Topics: /NOW, Police Violence, Media, Criminal Justice, Economic Justice, Gender & Sexuality

MSNBC: Aura Bogado Discusses Changing Demographics of US

by Kat Lazo on May 12, 2015 3:35PM

Colorlines News Editor Aura Bogado appeared on MSNBC's Changing America, hosted by Maria Teresa Kumar, to discuss changing demographics in the United States. Aura is joined by Roque Planas, Huffington Post reporter.


MSNBC: Tara Conley Talks Baltimore Uprising

by Kat Lazo on May 10, 2015 12:15PM

Race Forward, publisher of Colorlines, appeared on MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry Show to discuss social media and mainstream media coverage of the national protest movement against police violence.


HuffPost Live: Tara Conley Discusses Freddie Gray Protests

by Kat Lazo on May 2, 2015 2:39PM

Social Media Manger at Race Forward (publisher of Colorlines) soundsoff on the Baltimore protests on HuffPost Live's Political Junkies.



ESSENCE: Akiba Solomon on Baltimore and Parenting

by Kat Lazo on May 1, 2015 4:59PM

Colorlines Editorial Director Akiba Solomon sits down with ESSENCE to discuss raising children in the midst of Baltimore uprising.


HUFFPOST LIVE: Akiba Solomon Speaks On Baltimore Media Coverage

by Kat Lazo on Apr 30, 2015 9:58AM

Colorlines Editorial Director Akiba Solomon talks to HuffPost Live about the mainstream media coverage of Baltimore protests


MSNBC: Kai Wright Discusses Renisha McBride and Michael Brown

by Rebekah Spicuglia on Aug 25, 2014 1:50PM

Kai Wright, Editor-at-Large at Colorlines, appeared on the Melissa Harris Perry show to discuss the

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Kai Wright on MSNBC Discusses Police Shooting of Michael Brown

by Rebekah Spicuglia on Aug 11, 2014 1:16PM

Colorlines Editor-at-Large Kai Wright appeared on MSNBC's Melissa Harris Perry show to discuss the

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Jamilah King Talks Racism at the Oscars on MSNBC's "Ronan Farrow Daily"

by Rae Gomes on Mar 3, 2014 11:24AM

Colorlines Senior Editor Jamilah King appeared on new MSNBC show "Ronan Farrow Daily" to discuss racism in the Oscars and Paula Deen's comment comparing herself to Michael Sam.

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