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Whataburger is facing backlash after firing a Black employee who wore a face mask with the words, “Black Lives Matter.” The incident occurred in Fort Worth, Texas, according to Fort-Worth Star-Telegram. On Aug. 4, Ma’Kiya Congious went to work while wearing the face mask, which is required by all employees while on shift for safety…

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A woman went on a racist rant after she reportedly was fired by her Black boss. The incident occurred at Gibson Arnold & Associates, according to footage obtained by TMZ. The woman, whose name has yet to be released, was a temporary worker at the Houston-based company, which serves as a staffing agency for the…

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Another Black person was found dead while hanging in a tree. On Tuesday, June 16, 2020, authorities in Texas said that a Black teenager, who has yet to be identified, was found hanging from a tree at a school. The teen was found in the parking lot of Ehrhardt Elementary School in Spring, Texas, a…

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Legendary singer, actress and film director Barbra Streisand has helped George Floyd’s daughter to become a Disney shareholder. The 78-year-old singer sent a package to 6-year-old Gianna featuring shares in the multibillion-dollar company, following her father’s death which has sparked Black Lives Matter protests around the globe. Gianna wrote on her Instagram page: “Thank You…

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Amid the rapid spread of the coronavirus across the United States, large gatherings like festivals and sporting events are being canceled and postponed. Now, historically Black colleges and universities are following suit and implementing campuswide protocols to ensure the safety of faculty, staff and students. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC,…

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As the partner experience leader for Intuit ProConnect, Tia Bradley has been instrumental in driving the Intuit African Ancestry Network’s strategy to transition from an employee network to a business resource group.  With her passion for building relationships and her unwavering commitment to inspiring people, she is a transformative force in driving diversity and inclusivity.…

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On Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, a Houston man reportedly turned himself after killing his fiancée. According to CBS DFW, Kendrick Atkins, 39, proposed to Dominic Jefferson, 33, on New Year’s Eve. Jefferson’s family members initially viewed the marriage proposal as a new beginning in her life. Her mother, Tina Hunter, said she thought Dominic, a mother…

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The White police officer who allegedly shot and killed Atatiana Jefferson has been charged with murder. Officer Aaron Dean resigned hours before he was booked into the Tarrant County Jail on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, according to Dallas Morning News.  At an afternoon news conference, Fort Worth Police Police Chief Ed Kraus said that Dean…

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Charity Evans is a marketing professional with a passion for bridging the cultural gap in the wine and spirits industry. The University of Texas at San Antonio graduate is a trade marketing manager at Republic National Distributing Co. in Grand Prairie, Texas. She is the African American lead for all RNDC markets, creating marketing strategies,…

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