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The number of people detained in for-profit prisons ...
by ColorOfChange
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Sep 06, 2013 at 11:56 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
I had a "pointed discussion" with my wife this morning. In reality, I should probably stop talking to her about "this stuff" and just share my thoughts at other venues, since I do admit I keep ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Feb 21, 2013 at 02:45 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Today , ColorOfChange and partners including Drug Policy Alliance launched a campaign calling on members of the New York State Legislature to stop unlawful, discriminatory marijuana arrests. Black ...
by ColorOfChange
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Jun 05, 2012 at 01:39 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
This week, ColorOfChange launched a campaign calling on state officials to repeal Shoot First Laws -- the dangerous law that's being used to shield George Zimmerman, the man who shot Trayvon Martin.
by ColorOfChange
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu May 24, 2012 at 09:33 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
ALEC announced today that it would no longer engage in social issues (just economic, so look out 99%). But ColorofChange is not buying it, labeling this move as nothing more than PR for offending ...
by TomP
Comment Count 80 comments on Tue Apr 17, 2012 at 10:13 AM PDT with 227 Recommends
In case you haven't heard ... Civil rights organization welcomes news of sixth corporation cutting ties with right-wing group since launch of campaign ColorOfChange.org -- April 11, 2012 The ...
by jamess
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Apr 15, 2012 at 08:34 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
UPDATE: ColorOfChange responds to reports that McDonald's has ended its membership in ALEC. Today, State Farm , Johnson & Johnson and McDonald's have all been receiving phone calls from ...
by ColorOfChange
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Apr 10, 2012 at 02:46 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Coca Cola, Pepsi, Kraft Foods ... who's next ? Here's the letter we'll send to the leadership of corporations that support ALEC , on your behalf. You can add a personal comment using the box to the ...
by jamess
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Apr 06, 2012 at 10:19 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
Today, NPR broke the news that PepsiCo has also dropped its membership in the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). The shadowy group has pushed discriminatory voter ID laws in statehouses ...
by ColorOfChange
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Apr 05, 2012 at 02:51 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
Hurricanes Katrina and Rita hit the Gulf Coast in August and September of 2005, upending the lives of 1.5 million people and ...
by ColorOfChange
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Feb 08, 2012 at 09:47 AM PST with 4 Recommends
This month the ColorofChange blog will feature some key events in contemporary Black history, almost all of which coincide with campaigns the ...
by ColorOfChange
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Feb 02, 2012 at 10:24 AM PST with 8 Recommends
Today, ColorOfChange.org launched a campaign calling for corporations to stop funding the American Legislative Exchange ...
by ColorOfChange
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Dec 08, 2011 at 01:25 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Yesterday, ColorOfChange.org launched a campaign calling on MSNBC President Phil Griffin and NBC News President Steve Capus to fire Pat Buchanan. Buchanan, who has long used his position as a ...
by ColorOfChange
Comment Count 61 comments on Wed Oct 26, 2011 at 11:55 AM PDT with 175 Recommends
At 11:08 pm Wednesday, the state of Georgia killed Troy Davis. Just before he was executed, Troy maintained his innocence, urged people to dig deeper into the case to find the truth, and said "For ...
by ColorOfChange
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Sep 21, 2011 at 09:22 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
There's a growing problem with companies that refuse to hire people who don't already have a job . With unemployment at 9%, this kind of discrimination affects a huge number of people. And it ...
by ColorOfChange
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Aug 25, 2011 at 12:48 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
There's a growing problem with companies that refuse to hire people who don't already have a job . With unemployment at 9%, this kind of discrimination affects a huge number of people. And it ...
by ColorOfChange
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Aug 25, 2011 at 12:43 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Good news - ColorOfChange and all those who signed their petitions have struck another blow against racism. First the racism of Glenn Beck and now of Satoshi Kanazawa.
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 240 comments on Mon Jun 06, 2011 at 10:07 AM PDT with 346 Recommends
(by James Rucker, Cofounder of ColorOfChange.org) I had a great conversation with Dylan Ratigan last week to discuss Andrew Breitbart's recent appearance on his show, and why he would ...
by ColorOfChange
Comment Count 114 comments on Wed May 04, 2011 at 01:16 PM PDT with 346 Recommends
Fox News has announced that Glenn Beck's TV show will end later this year. This is ...
by ColorOfChange
Comment Count 106 comments on Wed Apr 06, 2011 at 11:25 AM PDT with 349 Recommends
Title: Victory! Huffington Post agrees to stop promoting Breitbart After more than 43,000 ColorOfChange.org members spoke out in just one day, The Huffington Post today announced they would ...
by ColorOfChange
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Mar 24, 2011 at 02:38 PM PDT with 31 Recommends