On Wednesday, New York State correctional system announced an upcoming overhaul of their solitary confinement process. As one of the largest prison systems in America, this move could signal a trend for the rest of America, if shifts go according to plan.
In his address to Congress Thursday, the Pope reminded them of all the people and things they’re busily trying to forget about or have spent their careers legislating against (the poor, the oppressed, people in prison, the environment). He also gave several surprising and touching tributes to one of the heroes of the…
Dance Moms—the Lifetime reality series about a group of smack-talking goblin mothers who exploit their daughters’ excessive talent for fame—is not a good show. It’s a great show! And, best of all, it’s a show with a message.
Famed graphic designer and zine publisher Sean Tejaratchi has created a series of 2014 calendars that speak to our hearts.
The Colorlines staff gets together on Google+ to chat this year's biggest social, economic and racial justice stories. Get into it.
Fast Company has a story today on Lydia Tillman, who was brutally raped, beaten, and doused with bleach (to prevent identification) last summer and only managed to survive by jumping out her second story window. Christ.