Journalism

A collage of news clippings symbolizes urban unrest in the late '60s

50 Years After the Landmark Kerner Report Called Out Media Racism, the Power Structure Persists [OPINION]

Created to study the urban rebellions of 1967, the Kerner Commission revealed in 1968 how racist media played a role. As the Kerner report turns 50, Free Press’ Joseph Torres argues that large media companies continue to uphold White supremacy. 

George Curry in navy suit and multicolored tie with white shirt, against light blue background

The World Honors George Curry, Black Journalism Pioneer and Champion

Curry, who notably founded “Emerge” magazine and spent his life empowering Black community media, died at the age of 69 this past weekend. 

'Hamilton,' Police Shooting Database Net Pulitzer Prizes

This year marks the award program’s 100th anniversary. 

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.

Michel Martin on Who Americans Are, Really

Martin continues to elevate unheard voices, which she perfected on NPR’s “Tell Me More”

Professor Robert Hernandez Walks His Talk

Maybe “flys his talk” is more accurate.