Back in February, Morgan Wallen’s promising arc towards country superstardom came screeching to a halt after doorcam video footage emerged that showed him shouting the n-word as he said goodbye to a car full of friends at the end of a night of partying. In... Read More.
(DENVER) -- After an investigation into an alleged use of a racial slur during Sunday's game, the Colorado Rockies have concluded a fan was yelling for the team's mascot Dinger, a purple dinosaur. The investigation began after the Miami's Bally Sports Television broadcast picked up the fans... Read More.
(DENVER) -- The Colorado Rockies are investigating after a racial slur was used during Sunday's game against the Miami Marlins during a ninth-inning at bat by Marlins outfielder Lewis Brinson, who is black. The slur was picked up by the Bally Sports television broadcast. "The Colorado Rockies... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- After nearly three decades behind bars, Joel Caston is seeking redemption through politics. The 44-year-old felon, convicted of murder as a teenager, became the newest elected public servant in Washington, D.C., this summer, winning a groundbreaking election for neighborhood commissioner on the city's... Read More.
In his first major interview since February, when a video of him using the n-word at the end of a night of partying led to his swift removal from the spotlight, Morgan Wallen is opening up about the incident. “It just happened,” he told
(NEW YORK) -- Morgan Wallen is speaking out to address using a racial slur in a video that was leaked in February and the fallout that ensued. In an exclusive interview with Good Morning America co-host Michael Strahan that aired Friday, the country singer, 28,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- After a turbulent year that exacerbated and highlighted long-standing structural issues across the United States, the National Urban League, a civil rights advocacy organization, said in its annual "State of Black America" report released Thursday that COVID-19 has worsened racial issues... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones was offered tenure at the journalism school of her alma mater, the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, but she won’t be taking it. Instead, she will go to Howard University after her tenure was initially blocked... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled in a major voting rights case involving whether Arizona voting restrictions are racially discriminatory. The high court ruled Arizona’s out-of-precinct policy and HB 2023 do not violate the Voting Rights Act and were not enacted with a... Read More.
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -- The Portland Police Bureau has changed its policy on traffic stops to address racial disparity and public safety, officials announced. Officers have been directed to no longer engage in traffic stops for low-level violations and to instead focus on poor drivers --... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The world has and continues to change in so many monumental ways since former President Barack Obama's eight years in office. Today, he says he stays awake at night thinking about how democracy can flourish in our constantly evolving world. "We're now seeing... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — One year after the murder of George Floyd spotlighted issues of systemic racism in the U.S., a new study found corporate America has made great leaps to increase diversity in boardrooms. Of the 456 new independent directors added to the boardrooms of companies listed... Read More.