(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.
Big Brother's latest season took a dramatic twist as houseguest Luke Valentine was swiftly removed from the show for using a racial slur during a conversation with fellow cast members."Luke violated the Big Brother code of conduct and there is zero tolerance in the... Read More.
(NORTH CAROLINA) -- When Dorian Bolden began expanding his coffee shop, Beyu Caffe, in Durham, North Carolina, he says the most difficult part was securing funding as a Black business owner.“I recognize how we were not able to get funding the way I saw,... Read More.
(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) -- A Charlotte, North Carolina, teacher is suing the charter school he used to work at after he claims he was fired after parents allegedly complained about him teaching a fictional book involving a racially profiled Black teen.Markayle Gray, a former English... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A New Jersey jury ruled unanimously in favor of a former Starbucks employee who sued the company for wrongful termination, claiming that she was fired for being white.Shannon Phillips, a former regional director for the chain, claimed in a lawsuit first... Read More.
(SPRINGFIELD, Mo.) -- The mother of a sophomore at Glendale High School in Springfield, Missouri, is speaking out after her daughter was suspended from school for three days after she recorded a video on her cellphone in geometry class of a teacher repeatedly using... Read More.
(BUFFALO, N.Y.) -- Dr. Eva Doyle describes herself as one of the "regular Saturday shoppers" at the Tops supermarket on Buffalo's predominantly Black east side.But on May 14, 2022, the retired public school teacher broke from her weekend routine and went to pick up... Read More.
(TALLAHASSEE) -- During his first run for governor of Florida in 2018, then-Congressman Ron DeSantis was publicly grappling with a number of issues regarding race that had plagued his campaign.In one incident, DeSantis came under fire for a public comment he made ahead of the... Read More.
(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- In the United States, Black Americans go missing at a disproportionate rate compared to other races, according to the National Crime Information Center. Last year alone, out of approximately 546,000 people reported missing, 36% of those were Black.Lawmakers in California are hoping... Read More.
(BETHLEHAM, Pa.) -- Four men have been arrested for allegedly yelling racial slurs at a Black student at Lehigh University before chasing him and following him into his dorm, where he was allegedly assaulted, a Pennsylvania district attorney announced Tuesday.The suspects -- all in their... 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) -- Black men and women are more likely to die from prostate, uterine and breast cancer compared to other races, according to new data from the American Cancer Society.That’s despite vast improvements in cancer death rates overall in the United States. Rates... Read More.