50+ Activist Organizations Unite as 'The Majority' to Advocate for Collective Justice
The coalition will fight for “justice, freedom and the right to live with dignity and respect.”
Records Show NYPD Deployed Video Surveillance Teams to Hundreds of Black Lives Matter, Occupy Actions
The Verge reports that NYPD camera crews monitored protests against police violence and economic inequality from 2011 to 2013 and again in 2016.
NYPD: James Harris Jackson Killed Timothy Caughman 'To Make a Statement'
Assistant chief William Aubry says Jackson traveled to New York with the intent of hurting a Black man.
Black Artists Demand New York City Museum Remove, Destroy Painting of Emmett Till
"It is not acceptable for a White person to transmute Black suffering into profit and fun," reads Hannah Black's open letter about Dana Schutz's painting, "Open Casket."
/Now in Racial Justice
Navajo Nation Slams Mining Company for Contaminated Water Disposal
“This is another prime example of environmental racism,” said Leona Morgan of Haul No!, an indigenous-led initiative.
Deadly Police Violence and Unsolved Murder Ignite Racial Turmoil in 'Shots Fired'
Fox's new limited series stars Sanaa Lathan and Stephan James investigating the death of a White student at the hands of a Black sheriff's deputy in a small North Carolina town.
SCOTUS Hears Case on the Use of Force in Law Enforcement
County of Los Angeles v. Mendez asks: Should officers be held liable when they cause a situation that leads to the use of force?
Dakota Access Pipeline Vandalized in South Dakota, Iowa
Unidentified suspects torched a hole into a portion of the line.
Arts & Culture
Firelight Media Announces Inaugural Class of 'Impact Producer Fellows'
Trump Budget Shows How Much Black People Have to Lose [OPINION]
From affordable housing to college loans, Trump's proposed budget could mean serious reductions in services and programs vital to many Black lives.
Trump Policies Hamper U.S. Ability to Meet Paris Climate Goals
U.S. Bans Most Electronic Devices on Flights From 8 Muslim Countries
3 Major Takeaways From New Survey on Trump and Millennials of Color
New Settlement Aims to Protect Muslims From Discriminatory NYPD Surveillance
“This agreement sends a critical message to the federal government and police forces around the country that law enforcement can and must do its job without resorting to discrimination.”
Tracey Tong Showed Us All What Solidarity Looks Like
Federal Judges Stop Trump's Muslim Ban for a Second Time
Gender & Sexuality
How 'Neurospeculative AfroFeminism' Uses Virtual Reality to Explore Otherworldly Transformation at a Black Hair Salon
Colorlines sat down with designers from Hyphen-Labs, a multidisciplinary creative collective led by women of color, to discuss the inspiration behind the immersive experience they showcased at South by Southwest.
REPORT: Women Who Are of Color, Trans and HIV-Positive Must Fight Overlapping Oppressions
Trans Health Panel Breaks Down Why Trans Workers of Color Are a Necessity