Racial Justice Group Responds to Simon & Schuster Cancelling Book Deal with Milo Yiannopoulos

After weeks of pressure, Color Of Change says severing ties with internet troll was the only acceptable decision

In the Media

Civil Rights Goes Digital
  • Stanford Social Innovation Review

Civil Rights Goes Digital

SSIR evaluates Color Of Change, and our impact, as a critical new model for innovation in the field of social change activism.

We Still Need a Future to Believe In
  • The Nation

We Still Need a Future to Believe In

Rashad Robinson, with other progressive leaders, makes the case for what it will take to build a true political revolution after 2016.

Achieving Real Change: Presence to Power
  • WATCH: 10th Anniversary Gala Speech

Achieving Real Change: Presence to Power

Rashad brings the crowd to their feet at the gala celebrating our “Model Of Change” award winners, and the 10th Anniversary of Color Of Change. (September of 2015)

Rashad Robinson Dispels Myth of "Ferguson Effect" on CNN

Rashad Robinson Dispels Myth of "Ferguson Effect" on CNN

Watch ColorOfChange Executive Director Rashad Robinson on CNN discussing the "Ferguson Effect." "The FBI is an agency that absolutely relies on data. There is absolutely no data to support it [the idea of the "Ferguson effect."] The fact that the FBI director...would start shooting from the hip, I simply don't know what we are paying him for. Right now, in this moment, we need solutions, we need policy changes, we need accountability."

The Sandra Bland Investigation Is in Trouble

The Sandra Bland Investigation Is in Trouble

On July 13, Sandra Bland, a 28-year-old black woman, was found dead in her jail cell in Waller County, Texas, three days after being arrested over a traffic stop gone wrong. Sheriff Glenn Smith, who oversees the county jail and had been fired from a previous job after allegations of racism and police brutality, promised an all-access, top-to-bottom investigation to uncover what happened to Bland...But from the beginning, the investigation was beset by a conflict of interest

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Thought Leadership

Racial Justice Group: Trump’s Immigration Actions Are “Selling Off American Values”

Racial Justice Group: Trump’s Immigration Actions Are “Selling Off American Values”

The executive actions that Donald Trump has and is expected to sign show an absolute contempt for American values of freedom and religious liberty. From defunding “sanctuary cities” to expanding detention centers for undocumented immigrants to ordering a ban on refugees and immigrants from Muslim-majority countries, Trump is moving forward with a plot against America, selling off American values just so he and his friends can make a buck.

Throw Sand in the Gears of Everything
  • The Nation

Throw Sand in the Gears of Everything

Movements need numbers, but they also need a strategy that maps the impact of their defiance and ensures disruptions on the authority of decision-makers. The Nation names Color Of Change as an organization leading the way on movement strategy and action.

The Prison Pipeline Starts With Schools
  • MIC

The Prison Pipeline Starts With Schools

School tracking practices that relegate students to remedial or robust curriculums have long been controversial. But as Color Of Change points out this Q&A, many Black children face an even more devious tracking system: The school to prison pipeline.