Day of the Dead

Illustration of ofrenda with red candles, orange leaves and blue and green and red and gold and orange skulls on brown wood platform

Google Doodle Celebrates Día de los Muertos

The homepage illustration commemorates the annual holiday, when members of the Mexican diaspora welcome back the spirits of deceased ancestors.

A smiling little boy in a dark room plays an acoustic guitar

2017 Favorite: 'Coco'

The Colorlines team is sharing our favorite 2017 videos, books, hashtags, movies and more. Here, gender and sexuality columnist Miriam Zoila Pérez breaks down why “Coco” is their favorite movie of the year.

Jorge R. Gutierrez attends "The Book of Life" on October 13, 2014, in Miami, Florida. The director announced its sequel earlier this week, on June 14.

Director Announces He Is Releasing a Sequel to A Favorite Day of the Dead Animated Film

“Book of Life 2” is no longer a dream.

Honoring Ancestors, Loved Ones As We Celebrate Day of the Dead

Watch as Colorlines.com joins the celebration in Los Angeles and asks participants to explain what the traditional Mexican holiday means to them.