Now that mid-term elections are over, help us hold DAs from Dallas and St. Louis to Durhman NC and Prince George's County MD to the promises they made for fixing our criminal justice system. We're building a movement to make prosecutors accountable... not just in elections years, but every year.
Rashad Robinson explains the growing contradictions — and harms to Black people — when they’re haunted by convictions for a drug that is now considered legal in much of the US. That’s why some state’s attorneys are expunging marijuana charges from people’s records, and in doing so, giving them a fair shot at jobs, housing, and student loans.
Ebony covers our new podcast series, #TellBlackStories, dedicating to diving into the need for true inclusion in Hollywood and everywhere stories about Black people and our lives are told. Season 1 was shot at the Sundance Film Festival and feature some of the most influential Black directors and writers out there today.
Democratic contenders from Elizabeth Warren to Julian Castro have reached out to Color Of Change to talk ending money bail, criminal justice reform, and other issues affecting Black people in their attempt to figure out how to build allegiance with Black voters. “I think some of the candidates don’t get that they’re going to have to actually come with a bold agenda,” Rashad Robinson said.
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Color Of Change helps people respond effectively to injustice in the world around us. As a national online force driven by more than 1.4 million members, we move decision makers in corporations and government to create a more human and less hostile world for Black people, and all people. Until justice is real.
We did something that we were told was impossible. When we first launched this campaign in 2014, people told us that we were no match for Bill O’Reilly. That no amount of public pressure, especially not from a Black organization, could ever change anything at Fox News. But our members spoke and Fox News has officially announced that Bill O’Reilly’s platform for anti Black vitriol and misogyny has been canceled.
In 2007, Color Of Change rallied our emerging community to bring a national spotlight to the Jena 6: funding a new legal team, forcing abusive officials to face national scrutiny, and changing the course of events.
Nearly 300 companies have pulled their ads from Glenn Beck’s show. Join the effort to stop his hateful rhetoric.
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Color Of Change puts analysis into action, helping create the conditions that make policy change possible. Demos counts on Color Of Change to force the accountability we need for our democracy and economy to improve, so all people get the equal say and equal chance they deserve. They leverage their members and media savvy to popularize winning ideas, while taking on the opposition in a way few others can.
Who's gonna offer clarity in a moment of confusion if we don't have leadership? Color Of Change is a leadership organization . . . They're so fiercely independent . . . Color of Change engaging people is the heart of how you make the rules different to benefit everyone . . . They want to see a fairer, greener, more accessible, more racially just America, and so do I.
Color Of Change gets culture. They are building bridges between movements on the ground and those of us who can tell the stories no one else will. They know how to support storytellers who want to broaden the landscape of stories we see in mainstream entertainment, especially when it comes to Black people's lives. Many people outside the industry don't get how it works, and how it can change, but they do.
Color Of Change is doing important work in our communities and in our movement. From building local, Black-led power to supporting Black leadership, Color Of Change is a valued partner. Their platform has helped us change our communities, from the ground up -- whether it's to hold a district attorney accountable or to stop a corporation from preying on our communities, they are unbought and unbossed. We are proud to stand with them side by side to change the world.