STUDY: Why the Ban on Pell Grants for Incarcerated People Should Be Lifted
Postsecondary education greatly increases employment opportunities and wages for the formerly incarcerated.
Indigenous Peoples March to Take Over Washington D.C.
Organizers say the January 18 action will advocate for policies that strengthen Indigenous communities around the world.
Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus Renews Its Fight For Women's Reproductive Health
Representatives Barbara Lee and Judy Chu introduced legislation that aims to protect the right to choose.
Judge Blocks Trump Administration From Asking About Citizenship on Census
“We must continue to stay vigilant and not let this administration use yet another mechanism to devalue and stifle the voices of people of color.”
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READ: 'Black-ish' Writer Discusses That Epic Colorism Episode
Peter Saji writes that “Black Like Us” is the episode that “terrifies me the most.”
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.
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.
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.
Arts & Culture
5 Writers of Color Who Should Win the Poets Laureate Fellowship
The Academy of American Poets’ new grant program will support the poets who head arts initiatives for cities, tribes and states across the country.
Initiative Aims to Diversify America's Museum Leadership
Trial Begins to Halt Trump's Termination of TPS for Haitians
As more than 50,000 Haitians face possible deportation, plaintiffs and immigration advocates gather outside the federal courthouse where their fates will be decided.
Just 12 Non-U.S. Citizens on Terror Watchlist Apprehended at Southern Border
Judge Temporarily Blocks ICE Agents From Arresting Cambodian Refugees
Gender & Sexuality
'Surviving R. Kelly' Boosts Ratings and Donations, Inspires Possible Legal Action
It looks like Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx and the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office were among the millions who watched the Lifetime docuseries last week.
3 Rising Asian-American Actors Cover The Advocate
Second Black Man Found Dead in Major Democratic Contributor's Home