Racial Justice Group Responds to Emmy Awards

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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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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."