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2017 Favorite: Future's "Mask Off"

3 January, 2018 - 04:35

The Colorlines team is sharing our favorite 2017 videos, books, hashtags, movies and more. Here, editorial director Akiba Solomon tries to justify why ”Mask Off” is her song of the year.

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2017 Favorite: 'Moonlight'

3 January, 2018 - 04:35

The Colorlines team is sharing our favorite 2017 videos, books, hashtags, movies and more. Here, arts and culture reporter Sameer Rao explains why Jay Z’s “Moonlight” is his top music video of the year.

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The New Normal: #MeToo, I Am Heard

3 January, 2018 - 04:35

“Men sexually harassed women because they could. Women are talking today because, in this new era, we finally can.”

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2017 Favorite: 'Get Out'

3 January, 2018 - 04:35

The Colorlines team is sharing our favorite 2017 videos, books, hashtags, movies and more. Here, senior digital communications strategist  Chevon Drew explains why “Get Out” is her film of the year.

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2017 Favorite: Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta's 'The Easy Body'

1 January, 2018 - 00:40

The Colorlines team is sharing our favorite 2017 videos, books, hashtags, movies and more. Here, editorial assistant Catherine Gonzalez explains why “The Easy Body” by Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta helped her get through this year.

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Patrisse Cullors on What the Tax Bill Has to Do With Women of Color Dying in Childbirth

29 December, 2017 - 12:11

The senior fellow in maternal mortality at MomsRising and Black Lives Matter coufounder discusses how the tax bill may impact the reproductive health of women of color, particularly Black women. 

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Best of the Year: 'Coco'

28 December, 2017 - 05:21

The Colorlines team is sharing our favorite 2017 videos, books, hashtags, movies and more. Here, gender and sexuality columnist Miriam Zoila Pérez breaks down why “Coco” is their favorite movie of the year.

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2017 Favorite: N.E.R.D and Rihanna's 'Lemon' Video

28 December, 2017 - 05:21

The Colorlines team is sharing our favorite 2017 videos, books, hashtags, movies and more. Here, contributing editor Ayana Byrd explains why “Lemon” is so amazing. 

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Break Time! The 2017 Edition

28 December, 2017 - 05:21

We will be delivering some year-end goodness, but taking a break from the relentless daily grind.

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17 Women of Color Who Rocked the Resistance in 2017

27 December, 2017 - 06:58

During an intensely challenging year, they stood out in their efforts to fight for social justice in politics, media, art and culture. 

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Millions of Children of Color Poised to Lose Health Insurance in 2018

26 December, 2017 - 10:45

States are running out of money to fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program, which provides health insurance for nearly nine million children in low-income households.

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Malkia Cyril Explains Exactly Why the Loss of Net Neutrality Matters—and What's Next

23 December, 2017 - 03:10

The veteran media justice organizer, who vows to see the FCC in court, forecasts a future of ”pay-for-play” internet, higher prices and de facto censorship. 

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REPORT: 3 Ways That Media Outlets Demonize Black Families

23 December, 2017 - 03:10

Color of Change and Family Story’s new study exposes how news outlets covered Black parents and children during the election cycle. 

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Golden Globes Honors Oprah Winfrey With Cecil B. DeMille Award

22 December, 2017 - 06:45

Winfrey is the first Black woman to receive the honor, which the Hollywood Foreign Press Association will present to her at the 75th Golden Globe Awards.

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Black Alabamans Appreciate Your Thanks. Now Give Us the Power.

21 December, 2017 - 01:52

Doug Jones won the special senate election in Alabama because Black folks used our own homegrown tools that we have been building and refining for many years. It’s past time to substantially invest in Black political organizing infrastructure in the South.

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UPDATE: FCC Repeals Net Neutrality Rules

20 December, 2017 - 06:32

In a 3-2 vote along party lines, the Republican-dominated Federal Communications Commission kills net neutrality.

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'Mudbound,' 'The Big Sick' Casts Nab SAG Award Noms

20 December, 2017 - 06:32

And Morgan Freeman will receive the group’s Lifetime Achievement Award. 

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Michael Che is 'SNL's' First Black Head Writer

19 December, 2017 - 01:24

The “Weekend Update” anchor got a promotion.

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inducts Nina Simone and Sister Rosetta Tharpe Into 2018 Class

19 December, 2017 - 01:24

Simone features in a class dominated by rock bands, while Tharpe will posthumously receive the Award for Early Influence.

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