Hani Khan, a former stockroom worker for Abercrombie & Fitch Co. who was fired for refusing to remove her Muslim headscarf, listens to a question during a news conference in San Francisco, Monday, June 27, 2011. (AP Photo/File) by Paul EliasAssociated Press WriterSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Trendy clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch has agreed to make religious accommodations and allow workers to wear head scarves as part of a settlement of discrimination lawsuits filed in California, lawyers announced Monday.
Daily Archive: September 24, 2013
Jonathan Ferrell is seen in an undated photo provided by Florida A&M University. (AP Photo/Florida A&M University) by Cash MichaelsSpecial from to the NNPA…
I cringed as the scores came in over the weekend. Ohio State 76, Florida A&M 0. Florida State 54, Bethune-Cookman 6. Miami 77, Savannah State 7. Our HBCUs have traded their proud, rich football heritage for money. And I don’t think it’s worth it.
Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward shakes hands with Steelers fans before an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, in Pittsburgh. Chicago won 40-23.(AP Photo/Don Wright) Who would have thought that it would be the Pittsburgh Pirates who would be playing meaningful games in October and not the Pittsburgh Steelers? That appears to be the case after the embarrassing 40-23 defeat at home on Sunday night to the Chicago Bears.
CBCF Boad Chairman Chakah Fattah D-PA In a recent article I posed the question, “Hey, Chocolate City, where da money at?” Well, the CBCF gave a resounding answer to that inquiry on Tuesday, Sept. 17. Starting a new campaign to strengthen the economy in Black communities, the organization, under the leadership of Board Chairman, Congressman Chaka Fatah, D-PA, announced it would invest $5 million with Black banks, “as part of a broader effort to increase the availability of loans for businesses and individuals in African-American communities.” I applaud the CBCF for this initiative; it is a great example of how we can leverage the dollars over which we have control and stewardship.