Friday, October 20, 2017

US Tourist Claims He Was a Victim...

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Chris Allen's phone started buzzing as word broke that invisible attacks in Cuba had hit a U.S. government worker at...

Barack Obama Tells Democrats to Reject Trump...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former President Barack Obama called on fellow Democrats to reject politics of "division" and "fear" while rallying on Thursday with...
American Express CEO

American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault to Retire Next Year

NEW YORK (AP) — Kenneth Chenault, one of the most prominent black corporate leaders and long-time chairman and CEO of American Express, is stepping...
apple diversity

After Claiming ’12 White Blue-Eyed, Blonde Men’ Can Be Diverse, Apple Head Apologizes

Denise Young Smith, head of inclusion and diversity at Apple, has expressed "regret" over her controversial comments about the subject. In an email issued to...
Black Female Founder

Tech Start-Up Founder Kristina Jones Becomes 14th Black Woman to Raise $1M In Outside...

Raising capital is an arduous task for any entrepreneur, but throw in a female founder who's also African-American, and the task becomes that much...

US Tourist Claims He Was a Victim...

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Chris Allen's phone started buzzing as word broke that invisible attacks in Cuba had hit a U.S. government worker at...

UN, US Failed to Prevent ‘Ethnic Cleansing’...

YEI, South Sudan (AP) — Until the summer of 2016, South Sudan's Yei region was a leafy oasis in the midst of the country's...

Can a Radical Black Mayor Make a Revolution?

The obvious answer is no. Revolutions are not made through electoral power, particularly at a municipal level. Elected government office can create important societal...
Johnson and Johnson lawsuit

Appeals Court Tosses $72 Million Award In Talcum Powder Case

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri appeals court on Tuesday that vacated a $72 million award to an Alabama woman who claimed her...
Nobel Medicine Prize

Three Americans Win Nobel Medicine Prize for Circadian Rhythms

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Three Americans won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine on Monday for their discoveries about the body's daily rhythms, opening...
Doulas

Cities Enlist ‘Doulas’ to Give Black Newborns a Better Chance at Survival

In an effort to address high infant mortality rates among Black newborns, the city of Baltimore has begun training doulas, or "women who help,"...

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