Colorlines is a daily news site where race matters, featuring award-winning investigative reporting and news analysis, published by Race Forward. Explore a sample story, below!
From memoirs to poetry to fiction, these titles will deepen your understanding of what's going on, inspire activism and even entertain the kids. Read more on Colorlines.
FRED Talks is part of Race Forward’s Mass Freedom project. Mass Freedom seeks to bridge movements to end systems of mass criminalization by 1) elevating the experiences of those who have been most directly affected by these systems, and by 2) supporting communities of color to unite amidst a political landscape that grows more threatening with each day. To learn more, visit: www.massfreedom.org.
#RaceAnd is a video series exploring the ways that race compounds and intersects with all the other issues faced by people of color. Each video features a different artist, activist, or thinker, sharing their lived experience of how race intertwines with their other identities, and how that mix impacts their lives both personally and systemically.
“What Is Systemic Racism?” is an 8-part video series that shows how racism shows up in our lives across institutions and society: Wealth Gap, Employment, Housing Discrimination, Government Surveillance, Incarceration, Drug Arrests, Immigration Arrests, Infant Mortality… yes, systemic racism is really a thing.
Resistance Maricopa is a five-part video series from Colorlines featuring activists in Maricopa County, Arizona, who are fighting to protect communities and families from detention and deportation amidst a political climate that's growing increasingly hostile toward immigrants.
A special series of oral histories, featuring an array of racial justice advocates sharing personal stories & formative experiences. First episode is with Linda Sarsour on Islam & social justice!
Listen on the Race Forward site or subscribe to the "Facing Race: Stories & Voices" podcast in iTunes. And register for the next Facing Race conference!! facingrace.raceforward.org