Rae Gomes

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.

Topics: Colorlines Press

Rinku Sen: Fighting 'Stand Your Ground' Law Is The Anti-Lynching Movement Of Our Time

by Rae Gomes on Feb 17, 2014 10:59AM

Colorlines publisher and executive director of Race Forward, Rinku Sen, was a guest on the Melissa Harris-Perry show to discuss the dimensions of the Michael Dunn case on Sunday.

Topics: /NOW, Colorlines Press

Race Forward Managing Director Shares Her "Dreams for NYC" in MLK Inspired Panel

by Rae Gomes on Jan 23, 2014 11:14AM

Melinda Weekes-Laidlow, managing director of Race Forward, spoke about Dr. King's legacy and how it applies to the specific struggles faced in New York City.

Topics: Colorlines Press

Kai Wright on The Brian Lehrer Show Discusses Unemployment for the Formerly Incarcerated

by Rae Gomes on Nov 19, 2013 4:49PM

Colorlines' editorial director Kai Wright talks about his latest article on the expansion of illegal background checks with Brian Lehrer. 

Topics: Colorlines Press

Jay Smooth Talks Homophobia in Hip Hop on Totally Biased

by Rae Gomes on Oct 29, 2013 3:26PM

ARC's Video and Multimedia Producer, Jay Smooth drops some "kuh-nowledge" on Totally Biased with Kamau Bell, with reflections on what constitutes real manhood, homophobia in Hip Hop and  a bit of K

Topics: Colorlines Press

Rinku Sen on the Challenges of Racial Justice in the South on KERA Radio, Dallas TX

by Rae Gomes on Oct 28, 2013 1:09PM

With one year to go before Facing Race 2014 in Dallas Texas, Rinku Sen discusses how the southern city fits into the nationwide discussion on race and how the city can move forward on the goal of r


Rinku Sen Discusses the State of the Civil Rights Movement on PIX Morning News

by Rae Gomes on Oct 23, 2013 4:16PM

After the dust settled on the "March on Washington," Rinku Sen discusses how far the country's come since the "I Have a Dream" speech, identifies new leaders in the fight for racial justice and sug

Topics: Colorlines Press

MSNBC: Rinku Sen Talks Racism in the Government Shutdown and Images of Black Women

by Rae Gomes on Oct 14, 2013 1:16PM

With no end in sight to the government shutdown, Rinku Sen joins a panel on the Melissa Harris Perry Show to discuss the racist roots of obstructional tactics in the US government.

Topics: Colorlines Press

Imara Jones On Democracy Now! To Discuss The Shutdown

by Rae Gomes on Oct 3, 2013 11:44AM

Imara Jones, economic justice contributor for Colorlines, puts the

Topics: Colorlines Press

Urban Foodies Look to Their Past and Find Recipes for Healthy Futures

by Rae Gomes on Jun 22, 2011 10:17AM

Food revolutionaries in immigrant neighborhoods want to reclaim the healthy foods of their ancestors. They just have to find the ingredients.

Topics: How We Eat, Health