Racial Justice

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A New Subscription Service Aims to Give White Allies a Way to Do More Than Rocking Safety Pins

Created by two Black women activists, The Safety Pin Box is a monthly service for White allies meant to replace the symbolic gesture of wearing a safety pin with tasks and financial contributions to Black women.

Hillary Clinton Proposes Plan to Dismantle Systemic Racism

“These inequalities are wrong, but they’re also immoral. And it’ll be the mission of my presidency to bring them to an end.”

RECAP: From #ReclaimMLK to #MLKNow, a Day of Action, Service and Remembrance

On the 30th anniversary of the first national celebration of MLK Day, activists and celebs take to the streets and the stage to strengthen Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy.

REPORT: Alabama Police Department Planted Drugs and Guns on Black Men for Decade

The Alabama Justice Project uncovers evidence that a group of Dohan, Alabama, officers routinely planted evidence on innocent Black men—and the district attorney looked the other way.

Colorlines Gets a Makeover!

Long before mainstream media started focusing on race, Colorlines was doing breaking news, investigations, profiles, culture reporting, graphics, essays, comics, videos and even playlists through a multiracial and systemic lens. Today, we’re thrilled to present a brighter, cleaner, fresher place for our work.

Bernie Sanders Announces Racial Justice Policy

On the anniversary of Michael Brown’s death, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders announces plan that addresses “the four central types of violence waged against black and brown Americans.”

Check Out a Syllabus for an Urban Design Course That Somehow Doesn't Exist Yet

Did they include everything they should have? 

5 Racial Justice Issues You Can't Ignore This NFL Season

Get ready for another wild ride this season. But not in the ways you might expect.