Housing justice for Tampa families When Palm Communities LLC took over management of the Holly Court Apartments in Tampa, Florida, and attempted to unfairly evict families with long-term leases earlier this year, Color Of Change mobilized. The leasing company was flooded with calls, text messages and petitions from COC members demanding that tenants be kept […]
We welcome Dr. Safiya U. Noble, an internet studies scholar and professor of gender studies and African American studies at UCLA, to the Color Of Change Board of Directors. Dr. Noble, co-founder and co-director of the UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry, joined the COC board in June 2022. She is the best-selling author of […]
Lessons for back to school Black history always has been American history. And Color Of Change is determined to fight right-wing forces that seek to separate Black history from American history and to demonize award-winning writers like Toni Morrison who tell Black stories. Unfortunately, as thousands of students return to schools this fall, they will […]
Re-Envisioning the Roles of Prosecutors and Attorneys General to Make the Justice System Work for Everyone
Arisha Hatch & Terri Gerstein look at how we’re pushing pushing prosecutors to embrace agenda aimed at reforming and fixing our criminal justice system, and collaborating with attorneys general to protect working people.
Their full piece is available in the Stanford Social Innovation Review at https://ssir.org/articles/entry/re_envisioning_the_roles_of_prosecutors_and_attorneys_general_to_make_the_justice_system_work_for_everyone
Rashad is interviewed on Sirius Radio’sthe Madison Show. He’d heard that judges have begun directing juries to disregard what they see on TV when it comes to the law …. so Color Of Change started to investigate what kinds of misinformation we get from crime shows.
The full show is up at https://soundcloud.com/siriusxm-news-issues/rashad-robinson-discusses-a-study-on-crime-tv-and-racism
In this op-ed by Color Of Change’s Brandi Dexter-Collins, published in Pop Sugar, we talk about standing up to sexual assault against Black girls, our campaigns against R. Kelly, and partnering with Lifetime on a new series to lifts up the voices of the women who survived years of his abuse.
NEW YORK – Color Of Change, the nation’s largest online racial justice organization, issued the following statement in response to President Trump ending protected status for Haitians, which will impact the nearly 60,000 Haitians currently in the U.S. through the program. …
“A corporation that allows sexual predators and racists like Bill O’Reilly to harass employees with impunity should not be allowed to endanger anyone else.”
The news media must help the public understand the systemic barriers that impede well-being for so many families and the policies that could improve them. The time for the media industry to reckon with how it covers families is long overdue. …
Children In Need Nationwide to See A Wrinkle In Time for Free Through Community-Driven “Give A Child The Universe” Initiative From Color Of Change and AMC Theatres
Leawood, Kan. (February 23, 2018) — Moviegoers of all ages anxiously await the newest blockbuster adaptation from Disney, A WRINKLE IN TIME, directed by award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay. In advance of the movie’s opening, Color Of Change and AMC Theatres® are proud to announce the Give A Child The Universe initiative, powered by people and local communities, and […]