Noelle de la Paz

Noelle de la Paz is an intern with Colorlines.com.

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Khaliyl's Big Brother Kieyen Loves To Read

by Noelle de la Paz on Dec 14, 2011 6:35PM

From history books to comics to biographies on the Obamas, the baby rapper's older brother loves reading time with Dad.

Topics: Celebrate Love

What Arpaio Didn't Do This Time: Over 400 Sex Crimes Ignored

by Noelle de la Paz on Dec 8, 2011 9:50AM

While "America's Toughest Sheriff" chased down immigrants, his office also refused to investigate child abuse claims involving the children of undocumented residents.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Immigration, Joe Arpaio

This Holiday Season Send Some Love Through Prison Walls

by Noelle de la Paz on Dec 7, 2011 4:29PM

Just Detention International's holiday campaign is a simple way to send a little love and light to an incarcerated survivor of sexual abuse.

Topics: Celebrate Love

Today's Love Goes to Khaliyl, Our Favorite 2-Year-Old Rapper

by Noelle de la Paz on Dec 6, 2011 5:30PM

Little Khaliyl Iloyi can barely keep the smile off his face as he demonstrates his impeccable rhythm.

Topics: Celebrate Love

Today's Love: Students Study at Freedom University

by Noelle de la Paz on Dec 5, 2011 6:00PM

A clandestine operation in Athens, GA is providing undocumented college students the opportunity to study, after the Board of Regents banned them from attending any of the state's top five public universities.

Topics: Celebrate Love

Jails Paid Per Prisoner? That's Perverse, Say NOLA Advocates

by Noelle de la Paz on Dec 1, 2011 9:45AM

Orleans Parish Prison receives money based on how many inmates are detained each day. And go figure, it's got the largest county jail per capita of any major U.S. city.

Topics: Criminal Justice

New Documentary 'Soul Food Junkies' Needs Your Support

by Noelle de la Paz on Nov 30, 2011 7:08PM

Help filmmaker Byron Hurt complete his new documentary that examines this beloved African American food tradition.

Topics: Celebrate Love

Today's Love Goes to Nicole Harris, El Paso's Treadmill Dancing Queen

by Noelle de la Paz on Nov 29, 2011 5:57PM

She glides and spins with such grace that a fellow gym-goer just had to record it. The Dancing Queen's stage: a Planet Fitness treadmill.

Topics: Celebrate Love

Today's Love: D.C. Woman Coaches Boys Football Team to Championship

by Noelle de la Paz on Nov 28, 2011 6:00PM

Former D.C. Divas wide receiver, head coach and science teacher Natalie Randolph led the Coolidge Colts to D.C.'s 42nd annual Thanksgiving Day championship Turkey Bowl.

Topics: Celebrate Love

Today's Love: Wampanoag Tribe Revives Indigenous Language

by Noelle de la Paz on Nov 23, 2011 5:45PM

'We Still Live Here: s Nutayuneân' tells the inspiring story of the Wampanoag Nation's revival of their native language.

Topics: Celebrate Love