Color Of Change helps people respond effectively to injustice in the world around us. As a national online force driven by more than 1.5 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.
IN THE MEDIA
- The Inquirer
COC is part of a coalition to outlaw discrimination based on hair. The bill has passed in NY and CA; NJ is next. When companies decide that locks, braids, twists, or cornrows are “unprofessional,” they are really sending a message to Black people that they don’t belong unless they conform to white norms.
As Facebook announces a new civil rights task force to stop enabling discrimination in areas from housing to bank lending with its ads, COC will be watching to see if the company keeps its promises, Rashad Robinson says.
- The Intercept
“We know the attempt to add a citizenship question was politically motivated, done to suppress participation among communities traditionally hard to count,” mostly communities of color, says Rashad Robinson, of the Supreme Court’s new ruling on what can be included in the Census.
- The Nation
Rashad Robinson reflects on how important it is for LGBTQ allies to mobilize as people around the world celebrate the 50th anniversary of Stonewall and the right wing intensifies its attacks on voting rights.
- The Guardian
Rashad writes about how the Central Park 5 case was a political awakening for him — and what Ava DuVernay’s new mini-series reveals about our power to come together and change the criminal justice system.
- Philanthropy Women
This article talks about how this year’s Mama’s Day Bailout raised close to $2 million and bailed out 308 women. Now, a new fellowship is giving them the chance to organize and advocate for criminal justice reform.