Help Colorlines Stay on the Beat in 2014!

We’ve got huge plans for 2014–and they ain’t cheap. Will you help our reporters and writers make racial justice big news?

The Case for Putting Race Forward

We can’t solve a problem no one’s willing to name.

We Really Want to Hear From You, So We Got Bigger Ears

Welcome our new team member, who will spend the next 12 months talking with all of you.

We Say Goodbye, and We Say Hello

It’s a big week for the Colorlines team, as we welcome new voices and send off old friends.

Did Somebody Say Malware? Bring on the Colorlines Community!

We were attacked by the evil demons of the Web. But with our community’s help, we have slain them. Take that, demons!

Welcome Akiba Solomon to Colorlines' Leadership!

Our community’s steadily growing at Colorlines, so our team is as well.

Colorlines Needs Your Help Changing the News

We strive to both keep up with the fast-moving news cycle and alter its focus. That’s hard work–and it costs a lot of money. We need your help staying on the beat.

Welcome to's New Commenting System

We’ve made a few changes will make the experience more rich, encouraging respectful debate and making it easier to share your thoughts with your broader networks. So chime in!

Wanna Help Make New York City a Just Town? Here's How editor Kai Wright will join a remarkable celebration of grassroots organizing on May 8–and he’s asking the Colorines community to help him support that vital work.

Junot Díaz to Keynote at's Facing Race 2012 in Baltimore

Facing Race is the largest national, multi-racial gathering of leaders, educators, journalists, and activists on racial justice.

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

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

The News Never Slows Down, But Sometimes We Must is slowing down for the holidays–and getting ready for a big year in 2012. This week: Rinku Sen, Akiba Solomon and other Colorlines writers discuss what to expect in the year ahead.