Parents: Schools Not Preparing Students of Color for Future

From lack of funding to low expectations, a new survey finds that Black and Latino parents don’t trust public schools to help their kids succeed.

Could These Four Policy Changes Close the Racial Wealth Gap?

A new report recommends federal policies that could change the way low-income families of color save for the future.

STUDY: White Students See Asian-Americans as More Competent Than Blacks, Latinos

Researchers find that some students at prestigious universities subscribe to stereotypes that can impact everything from the workforce to the voting booth.

Colorlines Gets a Makeover!

Long before mainstream media started focusing on race, Colorlines was doing breaking news, investigations, profiles, culture reporting, graphics, essays, comics, videos and even playlists through a multiracial and systemic lens. Today, we’re thrilled to present a brighter, cleaner, fresher place for our work.

People of Color and Women More Likely to Be Bosses, But Still Overwhelmingly Work Lower-Paying Jobs

POC and women are running things more than ever before, but still languishing in low-paying service and labor jobs.

New Series Explores Relationships of Black Transgender and Queer Couples

The first video in a new series explores why love is revolutionary for black transgender and queer couples.

Criminal Charges Against Black Family That Cheered at Graduation are Dropped

The Mississippi school superintendent withdrew the disorderly conduct complaint he’d filed against four black audience members who cheered for thier loved one at a high school graduation on May 21.

The Crisis in Black and Brown Youth Unemployment

With one out four blacks and one out of six Latinos under the age of 25 without work, a generation of youth of color risks falling behind.

The Rise of the Ghetto-Fabulous Party

Across campuses, white students are donning blackface, drinking 40s and playing at being undocumented immigrants. Just another stupid racist joke–or is it the culmination of two decades of conservative politics at colleges?