• Louisville Reaches Record Multi-Million Dollar Settlement in Breonna Taylor’s Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Louisville Reaches Record Multi-Million Dollar Settlement in Breonna Taylor’s Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    The city of Louisville, Ky. will pay several million dollars to the mother of Breonna Taylor, the 26-year-old EMT killed by police, and institute police reforms on how warrants are handled as part of a settlement in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by Taylor’s family. Taylor’s mother, Tamika Palmer, filed the suit in April, alleging …
  • CDC Moving Ahead with Critical Race Theory Trainings Despite Trump Order

    CDC Moving Ahead with Critical Race Theory Trainings Despite Trump Order

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention appears to be moving forward with critical race theory trainings for employees despite an executive order from President Trump ordering federal agencies to end such taxpayer-funded training programs. Trump issued an executive order earlier this month requiring federal agencies to “cease and desist from using taxpayer dollars to fund …
  • USC Professor Who Used Chinese Word That Sounds Like English Slur ‘Not Dismissed Nor Suspended,’ Admin Says

    USC Professor Who Used Chinese Word That Sounds Like English Slur ‘Not Dismissed Nor Suspended,’ Admin Says

    The University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business’ dean is on the defensive after receiving widespread backlash for his handling of an incident in which a communications professor at the school used a Chinese word that sounded like a slur in English, a new email obtained by National Review shows. Professor Greg Patton was …
  • University of Michigan Dearborn Holds Whites-Only Virtual ‘Cafe’ Event

    University of Michigan Dearborn Holds Whites-Only Virtual ‘Cafe’ Event

    The University of Michigan Dearborn hosted a virtual discussion Tuesday that it dubbed the “non-POC cafe,” an event that appeared to welcome only white students and ignited criticism of the school for its decision to hold an apparently segregated event. The Dearborn campus, one of the public university’s two regional campuses, described the virtual event as “a space …
  • Sports Authority founder sounds off on LeBron James, mixing sports with politics

    Sports Authority founder sounds off on LeBron James, mixing sports with politics

    The founder of Sports Authority says he’s dismayed by athletes who are mixing politics with sports — and said he would demote their products if he were still in charge. “If I had Sports Authority, I’d take the LeBron [Nike] shoes and put them on the back shelf,” said Jack Smith, who resigned from the …
  • ‘The Golden Girls’ is returning to TV with an all-black cast

    ‘The Golden Girls’ is returning to TV with an all-black cast

    The iconic Golden Girls are coming back to TV — with a twist. It’s going to have an all-black cast with an all-star lineup that includes Tracee Ellis Ross, Regina King, Alfre Woodard and Sanaa Lathan. They’ll assemble for a Zoom production on Sept. 8 at 9 p.m., as part of a series called “The …
  • Trump Tells Agencies To End Trainings On 'White Privilege' And 'Critical Race Theory'

    Trump Tells Agencies To End Trainings On 'White Privilege' And 'Critical Race Theory'

    The Trump administration has instructed federal agencies to end racial sensitivity trainings that address topics like white privilege and critical race theory, calling them “divisive, anti-American propaganda.” In a letter to federal agencies Friday, the director of the Office of Management and Budget said the president recently became aware of the racial sensitivity programs, which …
  • Trump is cutting off taxpayer that fund 'critical race theory' and 'white privilege' training of federal employees

    Trump is cutting off taxpayer that fund 'critical race theory' and 'white privilege' training of federal employees

    In an executive cease and desist order, the Trump administration is cutting off taxpayer dollars that fund “critical race theory” and “white privilege” training of federal employees. In an executive cease and desist order, the Trump administration is cutting off taxpayer dollars that fund “critical race theory” and “white privilege” training of federal employees that …
  • American Psychological Association Releases Recommendations to Address ‘Racism Pandemic’

    American Psychological Association Releases Recommendations to Address ‘Racism Pandemic’

    The American Psychological Association has released recommendations on how to address the country’s “racism pandemic” amid national backlash and civil unrest over several high-profile deaths of black Americans at the hands of police. “We are living in a racism pandemic, which is taking a heavy psychological toll on our African American citizens,” APA President Sandra Shullman …
  • Americans’ View of White-Black Relations Sinks to New Low

    Americans’ View of White-Black Relations Sinks to New Low

    Americans’ perception of relations between white and black Americans sank to a new low this year, according to a Gallup poll released Wednesday. The poll, which was conducted by telephone between June 8 and July 24 and surveyed 1,226 U.S. adults, found that 24 percent of respondents believe that race relations are very bad and …