'Crazy Rich Asians' Uplifts Women As Resilient, Complex and Resolutely Human
By giving its female leads room to explore the complexities of their relationships, this Asian-led rom-com goes beyond the boundaries of its genre and centers their agency for the world to see.
WATCH: Feds Crack Down on Volunteers Helping Migrants Survive the Arizona Desert
Nine humanitarian volunteers are facing federal charges after leaving water bottles for migrants in the Arizona desert. Colorlines talks to members of No More Deaths about their work and the consequences of their solidarity.
All of Puerto Rico's Residents Have Electricity Again, But Grid Is Still Fragile
Nearly one year after a full blackout, the electrical utility’s executive director acknowledges the situation remains “a mess.”
ACLU: Federal Agencies Set 'Traps' for Immigrants Seeking Legal Status
Court filing shows that ICE and USCIS lured immigrants of undocumented status and their United States citizen spouses into interviews before arresting and, in some cases, deporting them.
/Now in Racial Justice
How Fans Created The First Ever Wakandacon
Black storytellers successfully envisioned what Wakanda—a futuristic African country unencumbered by colonial baggage—could be. Then a group of “Black Panther” fans brought Wakanda to Chicago.
John Legend On The 120-Year-Old Law That Still Oppresses Black Louisianians
“Ending the 10-2 jury rule in Louisiana will not solve the issue of mass incarceration or dismantle White supremacy, but it will deal a significant blow to both.”
Racial Justice Groups Enjoy Tenuous Victory in Halting Atlantic Coast Pipeline Construction
The completed pipeline would expose Black communities along its path to dangerous levels of pollution, says the NAACP.
Singaporean Critics Ask Who 'Crazy Rich Asians' Really Represents
While many Asian Americans and allies see film as a game-changer for representation, some Singaporeans feel the movie’s focus on a largely Chinese-descended economic elite ignores marginalized Asians.
Arts & Culture
Fight Misogynoir Via the 'Kekubian Assassin' Mobile Game
'SNL' Vet Kenan Thompson Talks TV Comedy Evolution
Failed White Supremacist Rally Actually Unites Anti-Racist Activists
Government Submits New Plan to Reunite Separated Immigrant Families
Gender & Sexuality
READ: How Congress Can Help Pregnant Migrant Women in Detention
VIDEO: Welcome to Detroit! (Teaser)
Check out a sneak peek of our Welcome to Detroit video, and be sure to look out for the full version coming this Fall!
Meet Detroit’s 'Angelic Troublemakers'
#MeToo Founder Tarana Burke to Keynote Facing Race 2018 in Detroit