After a Black woman was caught stealing at a Victoria's Secret store in Alabama, workers asked two other Black shoppers to also leave.
A federal appeals court ruled that banning an employee from wearing dreadlocks is not racial discrimination. The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed a case brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Chastity Jones, a black woman in Alabama refused to cut off her locs as a condition of employment with an insurance company. Essence.com reported, the EEOC […]
Plus Airbnb lays out new plan to address racial discrimination and NFL player Brandon Marshall loses endorsement deal for taking a knee.
Two incidents on opposite sides of the world show the outright hostility that some Black women face regarding their hair.
The Tony Awards set the bar for diversity on Sunday evening as several actors and actresses of color were recognized for their work; a major difference from the #OscarsSoWhite controversy that ensued earlier this year. For the first time in the ceremony’s history, four musical acting awards were nabbed by Black actors. Broadway hit show […]
Plus, "Dear White People" to become Netflix series next year, #AirBnbWhileBlack highlights racial housing discrimination and KFC launches finger lickin' good nail polish.
School officials in Henrico County, Va., apologize to parents for showing students a racial discrimination video during Black History Month. The parents complained that it promoted white guilt.
They are planning to make changes in an effort to diversify their board and nominations in the future.
An eighth grader from Yorktown, Virginia has penned a heartbreaking letter about the racism he's faced at his middle school.