By NY Post
A Milwaukee jail commander failed to tell police about the existence of surveillance video showing a guard shutting off water to the cell well before an inmate died of “profound dehydration,” prosecutors say.
By Washington Post
Jasmine Orsted said the comments began almost immediately after she started practicing with other hopefuls seeking spots on the University of Mary Washington’s women’s basketball team.
By Alternative Media Syndicate
This past summer, President Obama’s Department of Justice was directed to stop using private prisons. Besides having notoriously inhumane conditions, the private prison industry doesn’t really save taxpayers money—it just generates money for people who are in bed with private prisons.
By Healthy Holistic Living
HealthyStuff, in collaboration with the Campaign for Healthier Solutions, released a report today about toxic chemicals found in Dollar store products.
By Atlanta Black Star
Institutional racism in the auto financing industry is alive and well, as it was announced that Toyota Credit, the financing arm of the automotive giant, will pay $21.9 million to Black and Asian buyers who were charged more for car loans than white customers.
By Urban Intellectuals
In light of Dr. Ben Carson’s nomination as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and the commencement of the Trump Administration,
By McClatchy DC
An Oklahoman congressman is under fire after he seemingly dismissed the notion that his constituents pay for him to go to Congress, calling the idea “bullcrap” in a viral video making the rounds on social media.
By Black Christians
Do you like to have your nose in a book? No, we’re not talking figuratively. Something about the scent of old books can perk up any bookworm.
By Daily Mail
More men are raped in the U.S. than woman, according to figures that include sexual abuse in prisons.
By NBC News
With little notice, President Donald Trump recently signed an executive order that advocates say rolls back hard-fought victories for women in the workplace.
By The Guardian
Nearly 800 plaintiffs have launched a billion-dollar lawsuit against Johns Hopkins University over its alleged role in the deliberate infection of hundreds of vulnerable Guatemalans with sexually transmitted diseases, including syphilis and gonorrhoea, during a medical experiment programme in the 1940s and 1950s.
By CBS SFBayArea
OAKLAND (CBS SF) — The Trump Administration isn’t waiting until 2018 to try to slash federal spending that it has deemed unnecessary.
Bergen County has been certified as the first “community” in the nation to end chronic homelessness.
By 13 WHAM
Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) – Three executives of a Rochester-based marketing company have been charged with wire fraud in a multi-million dollar scheme.
By LA Times
Aetna claimed this summer that it was pulling out of all but four of the 15 states where it was providing Obamacare individual insurance because of a business decision — it was simply losing too much money on the Obamacare exchanges.
By Atlanta Black Star
Although often not covered in the media, the African immigrant community is facing mass deportations in the era of Donald Trump.