The Year in Race, 2012 [VIDEO]

From Jeremy Lin to Gabby Douglas, the DREAMers to Trayvon, Todd “Legitimate Rape” Akin to the re-elected President Obama, 2012 was a long, full year at Colorlines.com.

This Week's Victories in Voting Rights

The push back against voter suppression has resulted in some major victories this week.

What's Ahead in 2012? Colorlines.com Writers Weigh in on the New Year

It’s been quite a year, and we conclude it today at Colorlines.com. From our family to yours, we’re wishing you all health, happiness and love!

The 2012 Attack on Reproductive Rights Will Trade on Women of Color

2011 has featured a string of hard-fought, local battles to protect poor women’s access to reproductive health care. That won’t change next year, and poor women of color will again be in the crossfire.

The Arc Is Bending Toward Justice. But That Doesn't Make Our Work Easier

Quiet as it’s kept, we’re making real progress toward a just society. So next year, writes Rinku Sen, I’m keeping three imperatives: avoid triumphalism, put an explicit racial analysis front and center in national debates, and fight like hell.