Actress Thandie Newton called out the coffee chain for displaying a statue of a Black child in a loin cloth offering Colombian coffee beans to customers.
Maine Gov. Paul LePage is under fire for making racist statements at a town meeting on Wednesday, saying, “drug dealers with stereotypically black names are importing heroin to Maine and leaving pregnant white women behind when they leave the state again,” according to Think Progress.
Griffey was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. He hit another milestone by having the highest voting percentage ever.
The officer says he was given a poor performance review because his reports weren’t adding up to support the idea that Black and Hispanic teens were the biggest perpetrators of hopping turnstiles.
Hungarian journalist Boglarka Balogh is receiving unwanted attention on social media after wearing blackface to make people aware of the number of “endangered tribes, and the speed at which they are fading away,” writes the Independent.
Creating the tags #YallQaeda, #WhiteSIS and #VanillaISIS, Twitter users were able to comically expose the stark difference between how America responds to White men with guns versus unarmed Black people.
Police took Rothenberg into custody without incident, later charging her with first-degree threatening, seven counts of reckless endangerment and interfering with police and second-degree breach of peace.
Civil rights leaders, community leaders and social media users expressed outrage Monday after a grand jury failed to bring charges against a Cleveland officer in the death of Tamir Rice
After disagreeing on a $5.3 million commission for the flag and repairs for the museum, a $3.6 million budget was considered.