Ari Lennox arrested in Amsterdam after reporting racial discrimination

R&B singer, Ari Lennox has been arrested at Amsterdam Schipol airport after accusing an airline staff of racially discriminating against her. On Monday, Nov. 28, around 2 AM, the 30-year-old star posted a quick tweet alluding that she would be arriving in Amsterdam, simply saying, “Hi Amsterdam.” Things quickly turned sour an hour later when […]

How embracing Black rights movements enhances American foreign policy

Words by Cameron Thomas-ShahBy Racial discrimination has long been a scourge that American diplomats have grappled with squaring with our values. Despite the U.S. Information Agency playing up narratives of social progress, international onlookers still reacted in dismay to the protracted, and often violent, resistance to the Civil Rights Movement. Today as indicated by the […]

Ex ‘Married to Medicine’ star Mariah Huq sues Bravo TV

Former “Married to Medicine” star Mariah Huq has taken a stance similar to that of former reality TV star NeNe Leakes by filing a lawsuit against Bravo TV, according to a new report. On Thursday, Jan. 8, details about Huq’s lawsuit against the network were made public. According to The Jasmine Brand, the former reality […]

Dwyane Wade says family ‘followed’ after Gabrielle Union’s racism claims

Dwyane Wade has claimed the home he shares with wife Gabrielle Union and their family was “being watched” after she accused “America’s Got Talent” bosses of racial discrimination. The actress filed a complaint to the show’s producers after she previously claimed there was a “toxic” culture and racial bias and discrimination during her time on […]

Naomi Campbell describes her days as fashion industry’s ‘token’ Black model

Naomi Campbell has slammed some fashion shows for making her “the token” Black model. The 49-year-old supermodel didn’t name the shows in question but said she felt “uncomfortable” in the past when she was the only Black model in a “show of 70 girls,” as she felt she couldn’t turn the down the show because then “there’d […]

Employee sues Banana Republic, they called her ‘too urban’

Destiny Tompkins, 19, was on her shift at the Banana Republic inside New York’s Westchester Mall when the manager, who was visiting the store during a site visit, said he couldn’t schedule more shifts for her if she didn’t take her braids out, and, gasp, he even offered her “shea butter,” perhaps to take down the […]

Versace accused of using secret ‘code’ to profile Black customers

In a recent report from TMZ, Italian luxury fashion company Versace has a racist protocol to alert employees when African-Americans enter their retail locations. According to a reliable source who is a former employee of the brand, the accusations are 100% accurate. The man once worked in the Bay Area store. In a lawsuit, he claims […]

Brooklyn nightclub, Verboten, allegedly denied entrance to Blacks

Fourteen employees at a nightclub called Verboten in the Williamsburg borough in Brooklyn, New York filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against the married couple who owns the club. They are saying they’ve had enough of the repeated sexual advances and explicit conversations about the sexual preferences and prowess of the owners and the wife’s boyfriend. […]

Rachel Dolezal sued Howard University for racial bias

It is apparent that Rachel Dolezal will remain in the news cycle as more of her background is revealed to the public. The latest bit of news that has surfaced is that Dolezal sued her alma mater Howard University for racial discrimination. In 2002, Dolezal sued Howard in Washington, DC superior court, when she went by […]

NAAAOM, Entertainment Studios file discrimination lawsuit against Comcast, Time Warner

“I had no choice but to file this lawsuit,” said Byron Allen, chairman and founder of Entertainment Studios Networks. The lawsuit the stand-up comic turned TV producer mega-mogul is referencing was filed on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. The National Association of African American Owned Media and Entertainment Studios Networks Inc. filed a $20 billion lawsuit against Comcast […]

Judge throws racial discrimination lawsuit against Paula Deen out of court

Lisa Jackson caused quite a stir when she accused Georgia-based Food Network chef Paula Deen of racial discrimination. Well, a judge has ruled that her claim lacked merit. However, U.S. District Court Judge William T. Moore Jr. left intact the sexual discrimination claims against Deen and her brother, Bubba Hiers.

White Teacher Files Racial Discrimination Lawsuit Against HBCU and Wins!

Shira Hedgepeth claims she was fired from Winston-Salem State University, a Historically Black College and University, because she is a white woman. An Equal Employment Opportunity Commission  ruling backs up the claim. Hedgepeth was the university’s director of academic technology in the Department of Information Technology and had worked there prior to her termination in […]

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