Writing at Colorlines, Imara Jones examines the pros and cons of the cornerstone of the Affordable Care Act -- the ability of millions of uninsured Americans to sign up for health insurance on their own or through Medicaid -- which takes effect on Oct. 1. The outlook for people of color is not as rosy as some think, he says.
Colorlines' Imara Jones examines Paula Deen's wayward American dream, saying that what actually melted the Butter Queen was not her flagrant use of the n-word but her often-stated desire to return to the legal ownership of blacks, which made her family rich.
Lack of legal protections for members of the LGBT community in two-thirds of the 50 states means that more people live in poverty because they don't have the same rights as other Americans, Imara Jones writes at Colorlines.
Colorlines' Imara Jones argues that we've wasted precious political and economic energy over the past eight weeks to produce a policy that does too little, does it too late and doesn't fix underlying fiscal or economic issues.
As Americans await a fiscal-cliff solution that doesn't appear to be on the horizon before 2013, Colorlines' Imara Jones writes that in order to tackle the worst wealth inequity in decades, Americans must call out and defeat systemic white supremacy.
If Mitt fooled anyone with his aggressive points during Wednesday's presidential debate, it wasn't Colorlines editor Imara Jones. In a new piece, Jones debunks Romney's actual platforms with those he put forth this week against President Obama.