2010 Election

Today in Twitter Racism: 'WhyDoBlackPeople'

Today an incredibly unsmart hashtag is trending.

Third Parties and Tequila Shots

It starts with jokes and murmurs, but Democrats shouldn’t go on expecting blind support.

A Conversation with Harry Belafonte on Race and Politics Today

The music legend and human rights icon sits down with ColorLines publisher Rinku Sen.

The Real Election Story is in the States--and It's Not a Happy Tale

With budgets already in crisis, public programs face a bleak future.

Jeff Chang: It's Bigger Than Politics, the Real Shift is Cultural

From the Tea Party to Obama, politics is playing catch-up.

10 Buy-It-Now Buttons Meg Whitman Could Have Clicked Instead

Ideas for the next time she wants to buy something big.

"Baracka Flocka Flames" Creator Reacts to Jeers--and Laughs

The comedian behind one of this election season’s most talked about parodies insists Obama isn’t so holy we can’t laugh at him.

Latino Voters Save the West for Democrats

Exit polls suggest Harry Reid and Jerry Brown owe Latinos their jobs. Will they remember that fact?

Yes, Mr. President, This Was a Referendum on Your Leadership

If Obama wants his base back, he’ll need to fight for them with the same vigor that he pursues comity with bankers.

L.A. Latinos Told to Vote on Nov. 3; Watchdogs Cite Trouble Nationally

Election Protection has received voter suppression reports in several states.