#ColorlinesReads: Last-Minute Holiday Gifts
From photography to fiction to graphic novels to memoirs, there’s something for everyone on your list.
WATCH: Solange Drops Director's Cut Video for 'When I Get Home'
The extended performance piece celebrates all things Black.
WATCH: 'In The Heights' Trailer
Lin-Manuel Miranda offered a first look at the movie—and some are wondering where the filmmakers hid all the Afro-Latinx folks who live in the New York City neighborhood portrayed in the film.
YouTube Bans Harassment Based on Race, Gender and Sexual Orientation
After removing thousands of hateful posts from the site, the video company has updated its harassment policy to include protections against racism, sexism and homophobia.
/Now in Racial Justice
Judge Blocks Trump's $3.6 Billion Transfer of Military Funds for Border Wall
The ruling throws a wrench into the president’s plan to finish 450 miles of new wall at the Mexican border by the end of 2020.
Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi Continues Black Beauty's Reign Over the Pageant World
Tunzi: “I grew up in a world where a woman who looks like me, with my kind of skin and my kind of hair, was never considered beautiful. I think it is time that stops today.”
Widespread Protests Over Harvard's Tenure Decision for Latinx Professor
bell hooks: “Harvard’s denial of Dr. García Peña’s tenure is a testament to the ways that Black and Latinx Studies continue to be ignored as sites of vital knowledge production in the academy.”
CAIR Calls for the Removal of White Supremacist Books
The civil rights organization has put Amazon, Google, AudioBooks and Barnes & Noble on blast for not pulling racist materials from their digital shelves.
Arts & Culture
ICE Deported Thousands of People—Including Children—In 2019
The agency’s year-end reports shows the Trump administration’s war on immigrants is still taking a huge toll on families and unaccompanied minors.
170 Incarcerated Transgender Women Sue Colorado Corrections for Discrimination
Attorney General Says 'Communities' That Don't 'Respect' Cops Could Lose Access to Law Enforcement
Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Allow Federal Executions After 16-Year Break
Gender & Sexuality
How Black and Brown LGBTQ+ Community Views Modern Ballroom Culture
Performer Rashaad Newsome: “A lot of the work that I’m trying to do is to get folk to decolonize.”