Color of Change

Color Of Change is the nation’s largest online racial justice organization. We help people respond effectively to injustice in the world around us. As a national online force driven by over one million members, we move decision-makers in corporations and government to create a more human and less hostile world for Black people in America. Visit www.colorofchange.org.

Releases by this organization

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Racial Justice Group Condemns Suspension of Jemele Hill
Color Of Change , the nation’s largest online racial justice organization, issued the following statement in response to ESPN's suspension of Jemele Hill, co-host of Sports Center. Hill's suspensions come after her recent tweets critiquing Donald Trump and Dallas Cowboys owner, Jerry Jones. Rashad...
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Activist-Driven Advertiser Boycott a Key Factor in O’Reilly’s Demise
A campaign demanding that advertisers boycott Bill O’Reilly led by Color Of Change , the racial justice organization with more than one million members, played a critical role in pressuring Fox News to fire Bill O’Reilly. Over the past three weeks, dozens of advertisers have dropped O’Reilly’s show...
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Thursday, April 06, 2017
Racial Justice Group Condemns 'Nuclear Option' for Gorsuch
Rashad Robinson, Executive Director of Color Of Change , the nation’s largest online racial justice organization, issued the following statement in response to the Senate’s vote to invoke the “nuclear option” and allow confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court by a simple majority vote...
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Tuesday, March 01, 2016
Civil Rights Group Calls on Congressional Black Caucus PAC to Cut Ties with Industries that Harm Black People
Today, civil rights group ColorOfChange.org launched a national campaign calling on the Congressional Black Caucus PAC to address the massive influence of corporate lobbyists and Political Action Committees on its decision-making. With an email to its 1.3 million members, ColorOfChange.org shared a...
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Friday, February 12, 2016
Civil Rights Group Condemns NYPD’s Warrantless Use of Military Grade Cell Phone Surveillance Devices and Demands FCC Action
ColorOfChange, the nation’s largest online civil rights organization, is condemning the New York Police Department’s more than 1,000 warrantless uses of the controversial cell phone surveillance device known as Stingrays. In a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union the NYPD revealed...
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Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Civil Rights Group to Hold Virtual Townhall, “#ConsiderUsPowerful”
On Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 8pm EST, ColorOfChange will be hosting a virtual town hall moderated by U.S. Senator Cory Booker to discuss the power of the Black vote this election year. At this unique political moment, new electoral data and analysis shows that Black people are positioned now...
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Friday, November 20, 2015
Hundreds to Deliver More Than 200,000 Signatures to Prosecutor Tim McGinty Calling for Special Prosecutor for Tamir Rice Police Killing
On Monday , Tamir Rice’s family and a number of racial justice organizations will deliver more than 200,000 petitions to Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty’s office demanding a special prosecutor. The delivery is part of a weekend of action in honor of 1 year since Tamir was brutally killed and...
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Thursday, November 05, 2015
Civil Rights Group Calls for NBC and SNL to cancel Donald Trump’s November 7th appearance on Saturday Night Live
More than 30,000 ColorOfChange members have joined the call demanding NBC cancel Donald Trump’s November 7th appearance on Saturday Night Live. Rashad Robinson, Executive Director of ColorOfChange.org issued the following statement: “This week, Saturday Night Live will provide yet another platform...
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Tuesday, September 15, 2015
More than 40,000 people Demand Arby’s Reinstate Kenneth Davenport and Publicly Apologize
Earlier this month, Arby’s suspended 19-year-old Black teenager Kenneth Davenport after Police Sergeant Sgt. Jennifer Martin accused Arby’s of refusing service to a police officer. However, no one at the fast-food chain refused service to the police officer, and even Arby’s admits that Davenport...
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Friday, September 11, 2015
Statement from Rashad Robinson, Executive Director of ColorOfChange.org, on Tennis Star, James Blake
On Wednesday, retired tennis professional James Blake was violently slammed to the ground by five New York Police Department officers in a case of mistaken identity. After 15 minutes, Blake was released from handcuffs with cuts and bruises. One of the officers involved in the incident, James...
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