Sometimes breaking news is no surprise. The surprise is that what had to happen sooner or later did happen, as this particular moment, but we’ve been here before. 3,606 more words
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A West Linn, Oregon woman was jailed for being an unfriendly neighbor.
Eva Chapin, 34, was arrested Tuesday on two counts of intimidation and harassment after leaving several Post-it notes on her African-American neighbor’s door, calling her a racial slur, … 142 more words
It’s hard to deny what’s caught on camera.
A new cell phone video is giving an alternative perspective in the Freddie Gray case, the Baltimore man whose family said he suffered a fatal spinal-cord injury after he was handcuffed and put in the back of a police van. 206 more words
One of the most diverse shows on daytime television, The Real, has been accused of discriminatory practices.
It’s alleged that two muslim women who were wearing hijab head scarves were asked to “move out of camera view during a show taping.” The Council on American-Islamic Relations filed a complaint with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing on the women’s behalf. 265 more words
Michael B. Jordan’s career is currently on fire. Following his breakout role in the social justice film, Fruitvale Station, Jordan, 28, is currently promoting his next two projects which are sure to be boxoffice hits. 404 more words