People of color


11 Young Climate Justice Activists You Need to Pay Attention To

They are Indigenous or people of colour and they're all under 30.


A Clerk Called the Cops on a Kid Buying Candy for Being 'Black' and 'Arrogant'

"The first thing that popped in my mind absolutely was just discrimination."


A Peek Inside the Essential 'Cartoonists Of Color' Database

Stop asking, "Where are the people of color in comics?" They're right here.


I Go to the Worst College in America

The problems here are like a case study for higher education.


A Year After Ferguson, There's Still No Peace

The police shooting of two young men of colour this week shows that even as more Americans consider race to be the biggest issue facing the country and citizens are increasingly attuned to how cops target minorities, little has changed at the local...


Young, Black, Trans, Arrested: How Women Like Meagan Taylor Are Made Invisible

Meagan Taylor, a 22-year-old jailed while visiting Iowa with a friend earlier this month, was released last week after a flurry of activism drew attention to her plight – and what was probably a bogus arrest.


A Black Man's Guide to Surviving Encounters with the Cops

One of the authors of "Encounters with Police: A Black Man's Guide to Survival" talks about Sandra Bland's controversial arrest in Texas and how people of color can attempt to avoid police brutality.


We Talked to People Who Knew 12-Year-Old Tamir Rice About His Death at the Hands of Cleveland Cops

An alleged eyewitness, Rice's art teacher, and a former Cleveland cop weigh in.