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American Airlines Fight

American Airlines Passenger Gets the Business After Calling Black Flight Crew Member the N-Word

Things got bumpy aboard an American Airlines flight this week as two female passengers exchanged blows after one of the women used a racial slur to refer to a Black flight crew...
Drug Test

‘I Can’t Get Those Days Back’: Pittsburgh Hospital Tests Black Woman for Drugs During...

A Pennsylvania woman said she feels violated and traumatized after the hospital where she gave birth screened her for illicit drugs without her consent, then handed off the false-positive results to state...
Yamiche Alcindor and Donald Trump

Trump Doesn’t Take Kindly to Black Reporter Grilling Him on Coronavirus Response: ‘I Just...

President Donald Trump hasn't responded well to tough questions on his administration's handling of the coronavirus crisis and dismissed a Black journalist's question as "nasty" when she dared to press him on...
Jameila Williams

White Man Charged In Attack on Black Milwaukee Cheerleader That Sparked Brawl After High...

A Wisconsin man was booked on disorderly conduct charges last week after allegedly assaulting a 16-year-old girl and pelting her with racist insults at a high school basketball game in Milwaukee.
Andrew Gillum

Andrew Gillum Reveals Florida Gubernatorial Loss Led to Depression, Will Enter Rehab for Alcoholism...

Former Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum says he's entering rehab to treat his alcohol addiction. The announcement comes just days after an "inebriated" Gillum was found inside a Miami...
Man Pulls Gun on Black Women

Georgia Man Charged In Hit-and-Run Tells Dispatcher He’s ‘Not Stopping In Traffic for Two...

An Atlanta-area man is facing criminal charges after hitting a family's car and refusing to stop, apparently because the two women are Black. The incident unfolded Monday afternoon in...
African-American Graves Found

New Florida Senate Bill Seeks to Find More ‘Abandoned’ Black Burial Grounds

In a unanimous vote, the Florida Senate approved a bill Monday that would create a special 10-member task force charged with investigating unmarked African-American cemeteries across the state. The...
Andrew Gillum

Andrew Gillum Offers His Side of What Happened After Responders Find Him, Friend In...

Former Tallahassee mayor Andrew Gillum is apologizing after news of his involvement in a suspected drug overdose incident at a Miami Beach hotel early Friday morning. Gillum, a rising...
James Charles Family

‘It’s a Godsend’: Black Car Dealership Manager Offers Safe Haven for Homeless to Sleep,...

By day, Kiplin Automotive Group sells cars. But as the sun sets and folks head home after a long day's work, the Charlotte, North Carolina, used-car lot becomes a safe space for...
White supremacy gangs

State Department Pushes to Designate Neo-Nazi Group as Terrorist Organization

U.S. State Department officials are taking steps to address the growing threat posed by white nationalist organizations. A violent neo-Nazi group is at the top of federal officials' list,...
Houston Toddler Left at Rodeo

‘Careless and Irresponsible’: Texas Toddler Left Behind on School Field Trip That Mom Didn’t...

A Texas school district is under fire after a 3-year-old boy was left behind on a class field trip to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo last Friday. Now...
Howard University

Coronavirus Fears Rock HBCU Campuses — Here’s How School Officials Are Working to Keep...

The novel coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19 (and as many online are calling "The Rona"), has sickened more than 1,200 people across the United States, and that number only stands to grow...
Nia Wilson

Nia Wilson Case: Man Who Attacked Two Black Women from Behind Is Convicted of...

A California man accused of stabbing and killing Nia Wilson, 18, on a BART station train platform two years ago has been convicted in her murder. On Tuesday, a...
Ilhan Omar

New York Man Who Threatened to ‘Put a Bullet In’ Rep. Ilhan Omar Gets...

A New York state man convicted of making threats against congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) will spend the next year and a day behind bars. Patrick W. Carlineo of Addison,...
Lee County Fair

Florida Fair Worker Thought He Would Get Away with Using N-Word — Black Man...

What was supposed to be a day of family-friendly fun turned ugly Sunday when a man attending the Southwest Florida & Lee County Fair in Fort Myers attacked a ride operator who...
United Airlines

United Airlines Flight Diverted After Passengers Pitch a Fit Over Sneezing, Coughing on Board

A United Airlines flight had to be diverted Sunday after several passengers grew disruptive and angry when they were seated next to a passenger they believed to be sick.
Mayor Quinton Lucas

Kansas City Mayor Finally Casts His Ballot After Initially Being Turned Away by Poll...

Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas was finally able to cast his ballot in the Missouri primary Tuesday after initially being turned away by a poll worker who alleged he "wasn't in the...
Roosevelt Twyne

Black New Jersey Man Arrested, Charged for Illegally Carrying Firearm — Despite Having Gun...

A New Jersey security officer is fighting what his attorney says are bogus charges for carrying a licensed gun and ammunition the state has said is perfectly legal. Roosevelt...
Cheryl A. Hall

Florida Woman Hit with Felony Charge After Allegedly Forging Dozens of Voter Registration Forms,...

A Florida woman is charged with multiple felony counts of submitting fraudulent voter registration information after authorities say she switched the party affiliations of voters without their knowledge. Cheryl...
John Amanam Prosthetic

Nigerian Sculptor Creates Hyper-Realistic Prostheses for Black Amputees

A Nigerian sculptor is out to boost the confidence of Black amputees, one prosthesis at a time. John Amanam's creations are not your ordinary prostheses, however. His innovative designs...
Amira Donahue

Olive Garden Hostess Resigns, Lawyers Up After Reportedly Suffering Harassment From Bosses in Wake...

The Olive Garden hostess who spoke out following an alleged incident of racial discrimination by a customer is calling it quits and reportedly plans to sue the restaurant. Attorneys...

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