Introducing the Colorlines 20 x 20
We’re celebrating the 20th anniversary of Colorlines!
ICYMI: Why Did GQ Use Quotes Around 'Woman' for Serena Williams' Cover?
Although the magazine had a reason, it failed to satisfy many critics.
LGBTQ Group That Split From the Migrant Caravan Has Arrived at the U.S. Border
As members of a persecuted class, most plan to seek asylum in the United States as early as this week. In a press conference they claimed to have faced discrimination within the caravan.
Judge Halts Construction of Keystone XL Pipeline
The project is opposed by Indigenous groups who say it ignores treaties and could damage their lands.
/Now in Racial Justice
Facing Race Livestream: Watch Hari Kondabolu, Tarana Burke, adrienne maree brown and Many More!
Check out the keynotes and plenaries from Facing Race 2018.
Missy Elliott Nominated for Songwriters Hall of Fame
If inducted, Elliott would become the first female MC and the third rapper honored by the music institution.
LISTEN: Kimberly Drew Calls for Real Accessibility in the Art World
The writer and advocate for Black artist empowerment discussed equity issues and her tenure at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on “What’s Good with Stretch & Bobbito.”
Motel 6 to Pay $7.6 Million for Helping ICE Target Guests With 'Latino-Sounding Names'
The discount hotel chain released a statement saying it “accepts full responsibility for compensating those who were harmed.”
Arts & Culture
Chance the Rapper Channels 'Hope' for Debut Musical Movie
The artist, philanthropist and activist is making a film about art, community and Chicago.
Trump Signs Immigration Proclamation to Limit Asylum Claims
The president says asylum seekers must arrive via official ports of entry and ”have merit” to be accepted into the United States.
New Report Shows Prison Can Block Access to Education for Life
Trans Candidates Made History by Running—and in Some Cases Winning—In the Midterms
Trump Wants to End Birthright Citizenship, Experts Respond
Gender & Sexuality
Immigrant Rights Defenders: Walking in Crossroads
Members of the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center surveyed their colleagues about their own experiences navigating race and other positionalities amidst the current political landscape.
Facing Race Presents: Racial Justice Reads