Introducing the Colorlines 20 x 20
We’re celebrating the 20th anniversary of Colorlines!
An Education: Today Marks 150th Anniversary of 14th Amendment
As President Donald Trump prepares to announce his Supreme Court nominee, here’s why the amendment’s promise of “equal protection of the laws” still matters.
#NeverForget: Michael Brown's Death, Two Years Later
On August 9, 2014, Michael Brown was killed—and we were forced to remind the world that Black Lives Matter.
John Singleton's 'Boyz N The Hood' Turns 25 Today
The film, which explores the damage institutional segregation and racism inflicted on several Black South Central Los Angeles residents, still resonates a quarter of a century later.
Today Marks 25 Years Since 'Jungle Fever' Hit The Silver Screen
Spike Lee’s landmark film helped launch the careers of Halle Berry and Samuel L. Jackson while investigating taboos surrounding Black-and-White interracial relationships.
'Didn’t Cha Know' You Need To Hear This Stunning Erykah Badu Cover?
You really should listen to this.
#TBT: On this Day in 1983, Vanessa Willams Became The First Black Miss America
Mere days after Vanessa Williams received an offical apology for having her Miss America title stripped from her, we mark the 32nd anniversary of her becoming the first black woman to receive that title.
On the Two-Year Anniversary of Trayvon Martin's Death
How have you remembered his life today?
After the Quake, Millennial Haitian-Americans Are Open for Business
One American-born and raised Hatian millennial explains why he and his peers are doing business on the island.