• Black Women Accuse Bahama Breeze Of Racial Profiling For Calling Cops To Make Sure They Pay Bill
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    Source: valentinrussanov / Getty Members of the Black sorority Delta Sigma Theta claim that they were recently racially profiled at a Ohio Bahama Breeze. Cleveland.com reported that about 40 women were celebrating a friend’s new book and her upcoming move to Los Angeles when one of the guests complained that she was considering... Read more »
  • ATL Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Leads Opposition To Trump Migrant Policy
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    Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has emerged as the leading Black voice in the resistance against President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy that has torn migrant children away from their families seeking asylum at the U.S. border. Other African-American leaders have also stepped to stop the inhumane practice, but Bottoms has... Read more »
  • Russian Developer Vows To Keep Selling ‘Active Shooter’ Game Despite Being Blocked By PayPal, Others
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    (YouTube via AP, File) HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The developer of a school shooting video game condemned by parents of slain children has lost the ability to sell its products online after being dumped by PayPal. Acid Software said Tuesday that purchases of “Active Shooter” were “temporarily disabled” as its representatives tried... Read more »
  • President Obama Also Struggled With Policy On Migrant Families
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    .(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration isn’t the first to grapple with the question of how to handle tens of thousands of immigrant families arriving on the U.S.-Mexico border. Four years ago, Barack Obama faced a similar crisis when record numbers of Central American immigrants fleeing violence... Read more »
  • Racist Marine Who Bragged He ‘Cracked 3 Skulls Open’ In Charlottesville Gets A Light Sentence
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    Despite photo proof of vicious, racially motivated assaults, a neo-Nazi and member of the U.SA. Marine Corps received minimal punishment for his participation in the deadly white supremacist rally last year in Charlottesville. Vasillios Pistolis, a 19-year-old Marine lance corporal, received a sentence from the military of 30 days confinement for... Read more »
  • Lawyer: No Apparent Justification For Fatal Shooting Of Teen Antwon Rose
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    EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) — A lawyer for the family of a 17-year-old fatally shot by a Pennsylvania police officer seconds after he fled a traffic stop says the boy did not pose a threat. Attorney S. Lee Merritt said Thursday he doesn’t see justification for the use of deadly force... Read more »
  • San Francisco Ends Excessive Court Fees That Keep Offenders In Debt
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    San Francisco will make history on July 1 when it becomes the first jurisdiction in the nation to stop charging ex-offenders fees that keep many of them in debt and on the brink of re-offending. The overhaul also affects those found guilty of minor offenses, including traffic law violations. The city’s... Read more »
  • Instagram Comes For YouTube With New Video Offering
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    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook’s Instagram service is loosening its restraints on video in an attempt to lure younger viewers away from YouTube when they’re looking for something to watch on their smartphones. The expansion announced Wednesday, dubbed IGTV, will increase Instagram’s video time limit from one minute to... Read more »
  • NBA Player Sterling Brown Files Lawsuit Against Milwaukee PD
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      Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown has slapped the city of Milwaukee and its police department with a lawsuit, claiming officers’ use of a stun gun during his arrest for a mere parking violation constitutes excessive force and that they targeted him because he is African-American. Brown’s attorney Mark Thomsen filed the lawsuit in federal court... Read more »
  • Teen Wins Settlement After Altercation With Police At Pool
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    You may remember that in 2013, then 15-year-old Dajerria Becton was at a pool party in McKinney, Texas that was breaking up after several 911 callers said the party was getting out of hand. Becton, who was a bystander, was forced to the ground in her bathing suit by a... Read more »