(NEW YORK) -- Fearless Fund, a venture capitalist firm that invests in female entrepreneurs of color, is now the target of a lawsuit launched by a group founded by the man who led the fight to take down affirmative action in higher education."When we... Read More.
(MONTGOMERY, Ala.) -- Charges were filed against three white boaters who allegedly assaulted a Black ferry co-captain, sparking a racially charged melee at Riverfront Park in Montgomery, Alabama, on Saturday night that was captured on bystander videos that went viral.Montgomery Police Department Chief Darryl Albert... Read More.
(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Asian Americans throughout Silicon Valley are unifying in support of one man after a new lawsuit was filed last month against Lumentum Operations, LLC, alleging Asian discrimination throughout the company.The lawsuit, filed June 30 by Andre Wong, seeks $20,000,000 in damages,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk announced plans this week to create an AI-driven conversation tool called "TruthGPT," after criticizing the popular AI text bot ChatGPT for being "politically correct.""There's certainly a path to AI dystopia, which is to train AI to be... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- After years of dealing with unsanitary wastewater conditions in and outside of their homes, some residents in the predominately African American Black Belt region of Alabama allege the state agency tasked with distributing funds to fix faulty septic systems has been... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- An attorney for former President Donald Trump, arguing for the dismissal of the New York attorney general's $250 million lawsuit against Trump, his children, and his family business, told a New York judge Tuesday, "You have a clear bias against my... Read More.
(LANGHORNE, Pa.) -- Following a barrage of online allegations of racial bias and one $25 million class action lawsuit, Sesame Place has announced initiatives to help expand its "commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion."These efforts include comprehensive racial equity assessment, an anti-bias training and... Read More.
(PHILADELPHIA) -- Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit that runs Sesame Street, said it will "conduct bias training and a thorough review of the ways in which they engage families and guests" at Sesame Place after a video of a potential racial bias incident went viral... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- LGBTQ+ social media content creators are increasingly complaining about their posts being taken down, a practice labeled as “the digital closet” by researcher Alexander Monea.Monea, who is a professor of English and cultural studies at George Mason University, spent two years... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Legendary basketball player Len Bias is being inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame, 35 years after his death, but his family and fans are still grieving over the fact they never saw him live his dream."To see so... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A rejection to allow swim caps made for natural hair in the Olympics has started a larger conversation on bias, gatekeeping and representation in the sport.Soul Cap, a U.K.-based company that sells swimming caps for "thick, curly and voluminous hair," had... Read More.