Colorlines Staff

Cover of "How We Fight White Supremacy: A Field Guide to Black Resistance" and image of Akiba Solomon and Kenrya Rankin. Red type on sepia-toned background of Black woman in profile. Smiling Black women in blue and purple dresses on white background

EXCERPT: Kenrya Rankin and Akiba Solomon Tackle White Supremacy in New Book

In this selection from “How We Fight White Supremacy: A Field Guide to Black Resistance,” Colorlines editors Akiba Solomon and Kenrya Rankin explore the pervasiveness of structural racism and the many ways Black people inch us closer to collective freedom.

Purple and green sign featuring the names of music in our survey incentive

Take the 2017 Colorlines Reader Survey. Then Get Free Stuff!

Please take our first reader survey in many years. There’s good music in it for you.

Two White men

SCOTUS Nominee Neil Gorsuch: Where He Stands on Civil Rights, Reproductive Justice, the Environment and More

Human Rights Campaign: “We cannot afford a justice who will roll back our rights, or who will be a rubber stamp for Donald Trump’s unconstitutional actions.”

Shirtless Black man

The 13 Most Badass Moments From Every Episode of 'Luke Cage'

Because we love you—and “Luke Cage” star Mike Colter—the Colorlines staff binged the entire season of this epic new edition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Here are the sexiest, craziest and otherwise Luke Cage-iest moments from each episode of season one.

Honoring Prince's Legacy Of Boundary-Breaking Greatness

The Purple One died today at the age of 57. Here, some reflections and some of our favorite Prince songs.

'You Have Made Me a Better President' -- Live Blog Recap

Settle in with the team for breaking news and analysis on the 2012 election.


A round up of what’s in the headlines courtesy of

The Innovators

Activists, politicians and artists to watch in 2009

Race and Election Coverage 2008 brings you quick-hit updates from across the country on race issues in this year’s election.

Table of Contents

There’s more. A glance at the rest of the issue.

Ward Connerly’s Agenda for ’08

ColorLines and Ms. Magazine go behind the scenes.

Innovators 2008

People moving ideas and actions in 2008.

ColorLines Video

Meet the people preparing for the moment disaster strikes in California.