A yearlong investigation by Colorlines.com’s publisher, the Applied Research Center, found more than 5,000 children stuck in foster care because their parents were detained by ICE. One in four deportees have U.S.-born kids and face total loss of parental rights.
A dramatic rollback in transparency laws left Californians with no way to monitor police misconduct complaints–and thus prevent future violence. Ali Winston investigates.
A dramatic rollback in transparency laws five years ago left California residents with no way to monitor police misconduct complaints–and thus prevent future violence. A Colorlines.com investigation finds Oakland is one of the cities left most vulnerable.
Julianne Hing spent the school year visiting families and educators in Los Angeles. She found them navigating a reality that bears little resemblance to today’s heated reform debate.
A growing number of states are trying to regulate high-cost, small-dollar loans. But the industry, with Wall Street’s backing, is moving fast to evade new rules.
Jamilah King asks Milwaukee’s crucial young voters what brings them to the polls. The answer isn’t a charismatic candidate.
Shahed Hossain describes his harrowing ordeal to ColorLines videographer Brian Palmer.
Shahed Hossain’s shocking story reveals why Obama will have to use his power to halt mass deportations for any reform to work.
Keilen Williams doesn’t know where to direct his economic frustrations. Scapegoating pols and profiteering capitalists tell him and other workers to blame each other.
The fishers of Brentin Mock’s investigation into race-baiting in the Gulf recovery effort.