(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Ahead of the new school year, Minneapolis Public Schools has defended its agreement reached with the teacher's union this spring to prioritize retaining educators of underrepresented backgrounds when determining layoffs. Effective in the spring of 2023, the contract provision states that teachers who... Read More.
(ST. PAUL, Minn.) -- Eight corrections officers of color were barred from guarding Derek Chauvin in May 2020 – now, they're receiving almost $1.5 million as a settlement for racial discrimination. Chauvin is a former Minneapolis Police officer who has since been convicted in the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The digital currencies have crashed as interest rates rise and investors seek less risky investments. Can cryptocurrency become an alternative financial system for people of color who have historically faced discriminatory banking practices? Some crypto enthusiasts of color who spoke with... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- After the Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade, women in states that now outlaw abortion have scrambled to cobble together piecemeal solutions, including traveling across state lines, an expert told ABC News. However, for many that won't be an option, according to Deon... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For Alexandra Valera, a high school junior, walking into school each day feels like walking into a prison. Like many others around the country, her New York City high school has police officers and metal detectors -- and students are forced to... Read More.
(LONDON) -- As Queen Elizabeth II took in the Trooping the Color parade from the balcony of Buckingham Palace, her interactions with great-grandson Prince Louis quickly stole hearts. The two watched military planes fly above the palace as the festivities unfolded in the center of... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee has brought the British royal family together as they celebrate the monarch’s birthday and 70 years on the throne. The affair kicked off Thursday with Trooping the Color, a military parade, and among the royals in attendance were... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Queen Elizabeth II will miss part of Thursday's Trooping the Color, the kick-off to her Platinum Jubilee celebration, Buckingham Palace has announced. The queen will not join other royal family members in the traditional carriage rides to the Horse Guards and will instead... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- People of color will face the brunt of the impact if Roe v. Wade is overturned by the Supreme Court, abortion rights advocates warn. The landmark decision that protected a person's right to have an abortion is in danger of being overturned... Read More.
(CHICAGO) -- Life expectancy in Chicago fell by nearly two years during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, in line with national trends, a new report finds. The data, released Monday by Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the city's Department of Public Health, showed Chicagoans... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Women of color are disproportionately represented in the low-wage workforce, a new study released Tuesday found. Half of working women of color earn less than $15 an hour, according to Oxfam, the anti-poverty charity organization responsible for the research. "Women and people of... Read More.
(TULSA, Oklahoma) -- A community of Black entrepreneurs are shaking up the tech and innovation ecosystem and forming a new hub for digital creators, developers and investors based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Founders building companies from the city say it boasts a pipeline of fresh and... Read More.