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Cycles of Inequity

9 Charts That Force the Question, Does Black Life Matter?

Colorlines | Kai Wright and Erin Zipper | Posted 01.08.2015 | Black Voices

Inequity shows up in our lives in all kinds of places, but rarely can it been seen as starkly as when it presents itself in our bodies. Public health ...

Criminals, Victims and the Black Men Left Behind

Colorlines | Carla Murphy | Posted 08.04.2014 | Black Voices

The first time Jeremy Berry got shot it was late March 2012 and he called himself trying to help a homey from his block. Berry, about 5’9”, slim i...

Out Of Prison, But Not Free (VIDEO)

Colorlines | Kai Wright | Posted 07.31.2014 | Black Voices

Most of us understand how hard it is for someone to resume life after a stint of incarceration. We’ve heard about the profound barriers ex-offenders...

Here's What Our Twitter Community Had to Say About Black Men and Unemployment

Colorlines | Stacia L. Brown | Posted 07.07.2014 | Black Voices

Yesterday, Colorlines hosted a Twitter chat in conjunction with this month’s installment of its Life Cycles of Inequity Series, “Why Young, Black ...

‘I Can't Be Boxed In' (VIDEO)

Colorlines | Kai Wright | Posted 07.01.2014 | Black Voices

Just about everybody pursuing opportunity in the United States agrees on at least one thing: Our own, individual ability to succeed, whatever the odds...