Colorlines news editor Kenrya Rankin visited the new Smithsonian museum, which opens today. Here’s what made made her time there terrible—and what made it beautiful.
The New York Times just released a video, recorded by Keith's widow Rakeyia, which shows what happened before and after the fatal shooting in Charlotte. For those who can't bear to see yet another Black life taken, we have the transcript.
California State University, San Bernardino's Center for Hate & Extremism published the report, which found a correlation between politicians' reactions to attacks perpetrated by Muslims and the ensuing number of hate crimes.
Also: The family of Keith Lamont Scott has called for the video of his shooting to be released to the public.
"This country is clearly willing to continue killing unarmed men, women and children without ever making any serious efforts at reforms," King writes. "This economic boycott can change that."
President Barack Obama awarded the medals to numerous arts and humanities luminaries during a ceremony at the White House.
Also, one of his Ohio campaign chairs resigned after insisting there was "no racism" before President Obama.
Acclaimed Poet, Rising Graphic Novelist and Native Language Revivalist Among 2016 MacArthur Geniuses of Color
Colorlines - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 03:41
Claudia Rankine, Gene Luen Yang and Daryl Baldwin join several luminaries of color as this year's awardees for the MacArthur Foundation's prestigious grants.
New America Media - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 01:00
Editor's Note: A trip to Mexico brought Jose Salazar closer to his family and also raised questions about his identiy. This article is an update of a July 2016 profile of the former CSULB student body president.LONG BEACH, Calif. – In 2015... Jessica Salgado http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
New America Media - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 18:10
An environmental health watchdog group earlier this week sued the Dow Chemical Company, accusing it of failing to warn residents in farming communities throughout California when a potentially dangerous pesticide is applied to nearby fields.“For decades, Dow and state regulators... Viji Sundaram http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=68
New America Media - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 12:30
Pictured above: Federal Trade Commission Regional Director Thomas Dahdouh was interviewed by reporters at a New America Media briefing earlier this year. Dahdouh told India-West in response to a recent "government grants" scam that the calls are being made from... Sunita Sohrabji http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
Colorlines - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 11:32
A state of emergency has been declared in the North Carolina city as protesters agitate for justice.
Colorlines - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 11:32
Jean Grae, Joyelle Nicole and Denae Famada team up for Lady Parts Justice League's "InFormation," a comedic video with a serious message.
New America Media - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 09:44
Read in EnglishB?o Nguy?n là th? tr??ng c?a Garden Grove, California và ?ang tranh c? vào Qu?c H?i Hoa K?.Tôi có th? li?t kê nh?ng ?i?u mà tôi ???c may m?n trong ??i, nh?ng t?t c? ??u xu?t phát t?... Bao Nguyen http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
New America Media - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 09:34
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Students will no longer have to decide what college they are going to before hearing about what kind of financial aid they are going to get.That’s because President Obama last week took executive action to make it... Peter Schurmann http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=64
New America Media - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 08:54
The Congressional Black Caucus held a news conference Thursday outside Justice Department headquarters in northwest D.C. calling for Attorney General Loretta Lynch to properly investigate and prosecute law enforcement officials who intentionally kill unarmed blacks.Rep. Maxine Waters (D-California), reading a... William J. Ford http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
New America Media - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 08:50
Prosecutors in Tulsa, Oklahoma, have filed first-degree manslaughter charges against the white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed Black man on a city street.District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler filed the charges Thursday against officer Betty Shelby, who shot and killed... Ebony http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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