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Good news in the fight to end mass incarceration

Good news in the fight to end mass incarceration

ColorofChange.org members consistently pressured Congress to eliminate the disparity in sentencing for crack and powder cocaine offenses, so recent news of a halt in prison population growth is of particular importance to our community. Low-income Black and Latino communities have been devastated by discriminatory drug policies -- policies that have contributed to placing in one in nine Black men between the ages of 20 and 34 behind bars. Victories in the past year have begun to turn the tide.

Welcome to the ColorOfChange Blog

Welcome to the ColorOfChange Blog

Welcome to the new blog! Today's launch is part of our ongoing effort to provide the ColorOfChange community with opportunities to be in conversation with our staff and each other. We have a six-year track record if engaging you in rapid response online campaigns that have lasting impact, and we see this blog as yet another path to advancing political power for Black America and our allies.

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Thought Leadership

Racial Justice Group Responds to Emmy Awards
  • Media Justice

Racial Justice Group Responds to Emmy Awards

NEW YORK, NY – Color Of Change, the nation’s largest online racial justice organization, issued the following statement in following last night’s 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Through our Hollywood Culture Project, Color Of Change works in the entertainment industry behind the scenes to ensure that narratives and portrayals of Black people and people of color are authentic and multidimensional. We do this work by connecting with writers and working within writers rooms to provide connections to experts, research and other resources for writers and others involved in media-making.

O’Reilly’s Advertisers Can’t Keep Looking the Other Way
  • Huffington Post

O’Reilly’s Advertisers Can’t Keep Looking the Other Way

Companies like United, IBM, and Delta promote themselves as champions of diversity and inclusion. So why have they been bankrolling a television star who, in the span of just one week, earned headlines for sexually harassing female colleagues and mocking

Racial Justice Group Condemns Gorsuch Confirmation: A Vote to “Turn Back the Clock on Our Country”
  • Power & Voice

Racial Justice Group Condemns Gorsuch Confirmation: A Vote to “Turn Back the Clock on Our Country”

“Today Senate Republicans voted to turn back the clock on our country by confirming Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. Gorsuch is a dangerous and reckless pick. As a federal judge he even went so far as to condone a trucking company which argued that a Black employee should have remained with a broken trailer and risk freezing to death rather than leaving to protect himself. From our right to vote to reproductive rights, Gorsuch’s lifetime appointment poses a grave threat to our freedoms."