Trump Admin Seeks to Detain Migrant Children Indefinitely
The federal government wants to end the Flores Settlement Agreement, which requires migrant children to be released from detention after 20 days.
D.C. Officials Oppose Plan to Shelter Migrant Children in Nation's Capital
Mayor Muriel E. Bowser: “Washington, D.C. will not be complicit in the inhumane practice of detaining migrant children in warehouses.”
Pediatricians Highlight Impact of Racism On Children's Health
A new statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics urges doctors and policymakers to address bias and discrimination in health care.
Experts Concerned About Children Following Mississippi ICE Raid
“The trauma these students are enduring is inconceivable. The effect the raids will have on their long-term mental and emotional health is profound.”
Advocacy Groups, Unions Urge Hotels to Stop Helping ICE Detain Migrants
The Trump administration announced plans to use hotels to house immigrants arrested in raids.
STUDY: Student Loan Debt Keeps Black and Latinx Aspiring Teachers Out of Classrooms
Meanwhile, research shows that Black students thrive in tangible ways when they have at least one teacher who looks like them.
Migrant Children Accuse Arizona Border Agents of Sexual Assault and Retaliation
Young people in a facility in Yuma, Arizona, say they were punished for speaking out against inhumane conditions.
3 Things to Know About New Animated Series 'Molly of Denali'
The groundbreaking PBS Kids series stars 10-year-old Alaska Native Molly.
#ColorlinesReads: 6 Books That Complicate the Idea of 'Independence'
In lieu of celebrating “Independence Day,” we present a selection of titles that explore the idea of liberation via the lives, poetry, history and art of people of color.
WATCH: Girl Describes Conditions Inside Immigrant Detention Center
The 12-year-old says she and her 6-year-old sister were detained in deplorable conditions for nearly two weeks.
Judge Forces Detention Centers to Open Doors to Doctors
Health experts are expected to ensure that migrant children are living in “safe and sanitary” conditions.
San Francisco High School to Remove Racist Murals
The city’s school board voted unanimously to get rid of a long-standing art series that shows Black people and Native Americans in disturbing scenes alongside the school’s namesake, President George Washington.
Here's What You Can Do Right Now to Support Detained Immigrant Children
Take these steps on behalf of the migrant children being mistreated at the southern border.
Students Who Speak Indigenous Languages Disadvantaged in Schools
Migrant children are often pushed into special education classrooms due to a lack of translators and a weak infrastructure.
READ: Asylum-Seeker Sues Gov't for Family Separation, Clears Path for Justice
Suny Rodríguez was lead plaintiff in a federal lawsuit that accused immigration officials of “extreme and outrageous” mistreatment of detainees.
Q&A: Meet the Formerly Incarcerated Dad Who Created an App to Connect Families
Colorlines talks to Antoine Patton about Photo Patch, the app he created with his daughter after teaching himself to code behind bars.
#ColorlinesReads: 5 LGBTQ+ Young Adult Books You'll Love
This year, celebrate Pride Month with five LGBTQ+ of color-focused titles for teens—or for yourself!
Flint Update: Prosecutors Examine Phone And Hard Drive of Former Governor Rick Snyder
A search warrant was executed to delve into data stored on devices used by Snyder and 66 other government officials.
'When They See Us' Is a Punch to the Gut
Ava DuVernay takes the Central Park Five’s horror story to cinematically emotional heights. Get your tissue ready.
SCOTUS to Decide if Family Can Sue Border Agent Who Killed Teen
Hernández v. Mesa asks if the border officer who killed Sergio Adrián Hernández Güereca violated his Fourth and Fifth Amendment rights.