Iconic Author Toni Morrison to Star in Luminous New Documentary
“Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am,” in theaters next week, tells the amazing life story of one of the world’s most beloved writers, in her own words.
NASA Dedicates Street to 'Hidden Figures'
NASA honors the Black women who made the first human spaceflight possible. Now, visitors “will forevermore be reminded” of their legacy.
'The Boondocks' Reboot Confirmed
Creator Aaron McGruder is all set to breathe new life into his cult classic show.
'When They See Us' Prosecutor Gets the Boot
Linda Fairstein, who has a second career as a crime novelist, is dropped from her literary agency in the aftermath of the Netflix series.
Immigrant Advocacy Group Says Tech Industry Enables Trump Administration
RAICES CEO Jonathan Ryan: “The tech industry deserves a lot of blame for what is happening at our borders.”
Voguing Stars Take Center Stage at The Met
Dancers slay for a large crowd and judges outside the famed museum.
New York State Prepares to Decriminalize Sex Work
A new bill aims to protect sex workers, particularly immigrant and trans workers of color.
On This Anniversary of the Pulse Massacre, a Playlist to Celebrate Our Resilience
Members of the DC-based DJ crew Anthology Of Booty are here to help us center love on the dance floor.
New Podcast Explores Connection Between a Murder and the Fight for Tribal Sovereignty
This Land follows how a 1999 murder paved the way for an upcoming 2019 Supreme Court decision that will decide the land rights of five tribes in Oklahoma.
STUDY: Being Denied an Abortion is Detrimental to Long-Term Health
In the first study of its kind, researchers looked at illness in people denied abortions compared to those who were able to obtain the medical procedure.
Q&A: Meet the Formerly Incarcerated Dad Who Created an App to Connect Families
Colorlines talks to Antoine Patton about Photo Patch, the app he created with his daughter after teaching himself to code behind bars.
Ramy Youssef Rejects Idea of Portraying an 'Average Muslim Family'
“No one has ever been asked to make the Christian show that really represents all Christians.”
Doctors Say Migrants in Need of Medical Care Are Treated Poorly
Recently apprehended asylum-seekers who are only in custody because of their immigration status are reportedly victimized via extreme security measures.
LISTEN: Code Switch Dives Into Story Behind the 'Welfare Queen'
The podcast offers an in-depth look at Linda Taylor, the first woman to be called a “welfare queen,” and the political and policy consequences of the racist stereotype.
Broadway Vet André De Shields Wins 'Best Performance By An Actor' at Tony Awards
He joins several other people of color who were honored with awards for their excellence in theater.
Pinkster Celebration Has Honored African Ancestors in NYC Since Colonial Times
NYC’s African Burial Ground National Monument will host the “oldest [Black] holiday of the United States.”
Black Soldiers Honored On 75th Anniversary of D-Day
Student April Hill: “It’s so important that this ceremony recognizes the efforts of the Black soldiers—they made such a huge sacrifice, laying down their lives for a country which didn’t recognize their rights as human beings.”
NYPD Apologizes for Stonewall Raid, 50 Years Later
Activists say nothing has changed in the way the police interact with LGBTQ+ people of color.
New Report Says Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence Are Afraid to Ask for Help
The findings highlight how the nation’s current immigration policies exploit and harm immigrant victims.
WATCH: 'Pose' Star Billy Porter Says He Stands Up For 'Little Black Sissy Boys'
Porter in his “Actors on Actors” interview: “The ones who are told that their existence on the planet is unworthy, they’re unworthy of living.”