Jay Smooth

Our New Video Series '#RaceAnd' Captures the Essence of Intersectionality

“#RaceAnd,” an eight-part series from Colorlines’ publisher, Race Forward, breaks down how race mixes with, well, everything.

The Hip-Hop Hustle, Then and Now [VIDEO]

Jay Smooth talks with the pioneering artists who first sold mix tapes on the streets of New York City, and with a young crew that’s trying to recreate that success today.

Colorlines Exclusive: A Jay Smooth Spring Mix!

Shake off a wicked winter with a new spring mix by Jay Smooth.

Colorlines Exclusive: A Race Forward Holiday Mixtape

A Race Forward mixtape just in time for Thanksgiving

Colorlines Exclusive: Jay Smooth's Autumn Mixtape!

A special, exclusive mix by Jay Smooth

Teen Actors Keep Playwright August Wilson's Legacy Alive [VIDEO]

The August Wilson Monologue Competition celebrates the work of the African-American playwright through the powerful performances of high school actors. Here, two finalists share their monologues with Colorlines.com.

Watch 70K People Tell The New York Times to Drop The I-Word

The Drop The I-Word team and a coalition of activists deliver 70,000 signatures to the New York Times.

Video Exclusive: David Floyd on Why He Sued NYPD

Hours before he left the country for medical school, Colorlines.com caught up with David Floyd, the man who put his name on the biggest stop and frisk suit around. Here’s why he put himself on the line for this federal case.