Colorlines - Thu, 11/19/2015 - 11:25
Another day, another Hollywood erasure. For this go-'round, Ancient Egyptians are looking mighty White.
Wilmore on covering race: “I may as well be the one covering this sort of thing and be honest about it, be direct about it and let the chips fall where they may.”
The film about legendary poet, playwright, educator and activist Sonia Sanchez hits the country's biggest documentary festival tonight. Co-director Sabrina Gordon explains why Sanchez was the perfect subject.
Hundreds of protestors are demanding #JusticeForJumar, the unarmed black man a Minneapolis police officer fatally shot on Sunday.
The list also includes Shirley Chisholm, Gloria and Emilio Estefan, and civil rights advocate Minoru Yasui.
Colorlines - Thu, 11/19/2015 - 05:22
The Academy Award-nominated Mexican director and screenwriter described a painful incident from his past and encouraged people not to fight hate with hate in the afternath of the Paris attacks.
Yesterday, the world got its first glimpse of the trailer for “Gods of Egypt,” a Lionsgate film whose IMDB description simply says, “A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.”
Mulledy Hall and McSherry Hall were named after past Georgetown University presidents who sold slaves to pay off the school’s debt.
In the video produced by Adalah-NY, the artists protest travel restrictions on Palestinian cultural figures and officially "endorse" the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions Movement to end the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories.
The state agreed to integrate voter registration into its driver’s license application, renewal and change of address processes to comply with Section 5 of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993.
Governors of Michigan, Texas, Alabama and other states seek to prevent Syrian refugee settlement following the Paris bombings.
New Author Deepa Iyer Talks Post-9/11 Backlash and How ISIS' Paris Attack Will Impact Brown Folks Here
In her first book, civil rights activist and attorney Deepa Iyer chronicles the experiences of U.S. Arabs, Muslims, Sikhs and South Asians after 9/11 and weighs in on how the ISIS massacre in Paris will reverberate in this country.
New America Media - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 10:07
Former State Sec. Hillary Clinton and Pres. Barack Obama (Marc Nozell/Flickr)Editor's Note: In criticizing Republicans' stance against Syrian refugees, Obama and Clinton seem to have forgotten their own treatment of Central American refugees. This piece was first published on Nov.... Matthew Kolken http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
Colorlines - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 04:02
After hosting a forum on Friday, the White House Council on Women and Girls announced $100 million in foundation funding for programs that improve the economic status of low-income women and girls of color.
New America Media - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 01:22
A confrontation has escalated between police and human rights lawyers, who have taken up the case of a teenager who died from injuries sustained in police custody.The lawyers suffered a violent assault, and one was temporarily detained, after they tried... Vietnam Right Now http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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