Jason Van Dyke Sentenced to 6 Years, 9 Months for Murdering Laquan McDonald
The former Chicago Police Department officer could be back on the street in just over three years.
LA Teachers Strike Enters Fifth Day with Thousands of Supporters
Tens of thousands of teachers, parents, students and supporters in the Los Angeles Unified School District are demanding better pay, smaller class sizes and more resources and support staff for students—nearly 75 percent of whom are Latinx.
Sony Music Finally Drops R. Kelly
The singer has been accused of sexually assaulting Black girls and women for decades.
Gov't Says Thousands More Migrant Children Were Separated From Families Than Reported
The Trump administration began its family separation policy earlier than what was originally reported.
/Now in Racial Justice
Louisville Renames Airport After Muhammad Ali
“It is a fitting testament to his legacy.”
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.
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.
Arts & Culture
5 Writers of Color Who Should Win the Poets Laureate Fellowship
Initiative Aims to Diversify America's Museum Leadership
STUDY: Why the Ban on Pell Grants for Incarcerated People Should Be Lifted
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