People keep using the false rhetoric of “we are all immigrants” when denouncing American racism and xenophobia. Use this vintage piece by scholar and revolutionary Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz to debunk this notion for good.
The Colorlines team is sharing our favorite shows, books, hashtags, movies and more of 2018. Here, senior editorial director Akiba Solomon explains why you should watch the definitive Whitney Houston documentary, even if you aren’t a fan.
With his new memoir ,”Heavy,” the Mississippi author and professor charts a childhood filled with trauma, fear, violence and secrets. Here’s why he revealed so very much about his family, friends and hometown.
The Morgan State University junior made a video for her digital journalism class about how media treats Baltimore homicide victims, including her uncle, as statistics. Then she died in a car crash. Here is her final project, “Pain After Murder in ‘Bodymore.’”
While Trump envoys celebrated the opening of a United States embassy in Jerusalem, Israeli soldiers killed more than 60 Palestinian protestors and wounded thousands. Here, a few resources to help you grasp what’s really going on.
In the moments after the Bill Cosby verdict, Colorlines asked six Black feminists to tell us how they felt about it. Here’s what Tarana Burke, Aishah Shahidah Simmons, Jamilah Lemieux, Salamishah Tillet, Ayana Byrd and Monifa Bandele shared.
Being a kid during the anti-apartheid movement meant learning, in real time, that the oppression of Black people was global. Akiba Solomon gives thanks for the joy and lightness that the father of South African jazz brought to an intense international struggle.