Marsai Martin, Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson. Black girl in maroon hoodie speaks to Black woman in pink sweater and blue shirt and Black man in brown sweater around brown table and in front of grey walls and multicolored appliances

READ: 'Black-ish' Writer Discusses That Epic Colorism Episode

Peter Saji writes that “Black Like Us” is the episode that “terrifies me the most.”

Clint Smith III and Josie Duffy Rice. Black-and-white images of Black man in glasses and sweater over plaid shirt and Black woman in white shirt in front of blue background near black and white text blocks that read "JUSTICE IN AMERICA" and "SEASON 2"

Justice in America Podcast Co-Hosts Shout Out Criminal Justice Reformers

As the show returns for a second season, Josie Duffy Rice and Clint Smith III talk to Colorlines about the activists and organizations fighting to remake the nation’s criminal justice system.

Ariana DeBose. Black Latinx woman with black hair in white outfit sings into black microphone on black stand in front of blue curtain and green lights

Meet the Latinx Stars of the 'West Side Story' Remake

Tony winners Ariana DeBose and David Alvarez will join Josh Andrés Rivera, newcomer Rachel Zegler and returning star Rita Moreno for the Steven Spielberg-helmed remake.

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WATCH: Teen Photographers Capture Generations of Maya Women and Girls

A new short documentary profiles six Guatemelan teen photographers who are tackling representation, racism and classism through their project Maya Womxn of LA.

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Arts & Culture

Porsha Olayiwola. Black woman with black hair in white outfit performs behind black microphone and stand in front of black background

5 Writers of Color Who Should Win the Poets Laureate Fellowship

Criminalization

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STUDY: Why the Ban on Pell Grants for Incarcerated People Should Be Lifted

Trump Presidency

Students, activists and area politicians attend a unity rally on the steps of City Hall in downtown Newark in support of immigrants in Newark, New Jersey on January 18, 2018.

Trial Begins to Halt Trump's Termination of TPS for Haitians

Gender & Sexuality

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'Surviving R. Kelly' Boosts Ratings and Donations, Inspires Possible Legal Action