RaceAhead

RaceAhead: New Lawsuit Alleges Racist Harassment at an Ohio GM Plant

6 hours ago   |   Fortune

It got so bad, someone even hung a noose. Five of them, actually. This is one of the shocking allegations in a new suit filed by eight black supervisors from GM's Toledo...
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RaceAhead: King and Watson and The Sins of the Present

2 days ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Last night, House Republican leaders voted to remove Rep. Steve King of Iowa from his posts on the Judiciary and Agriculture Committees, a direct rebuke for his white...
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RaceAhead: The Trouble With Steve King

3 days ago   |   Fortune

I'd like to begin with three metaphorical firestorms that occurred while your intrepid columnist was digging out of the literal snowstorm that blanketed the Midwest over the...
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RaceAhead: Newly Elected Officials Are Poised to Make Change

6 days ago   |   Fortune

Here's your week in review, in haiku 1. Kevin Hart's over it! Done. Finito. Moving on. It's fine! Case closed . 2. Is Beto running or just gumming? The Molar investigation...
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RaceAhead: Sponsors Choose Proteges Who Are Like Themselves

7 days ago   |   Fortune

New research from the nonprofit Center for Talent Innovation shows what we all suspected was true: Most company sponsors choose to support talent who look like themselves in...
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RaceAhead: How Arsenio Hall Changed Popular Culture

8 days ago   |   Fortune

If you'd like to take a break from all the alternative facts and political drama , then let's take a few moments to go back in time and bow our heads in gratitude. Music...
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RaceAhead: Regina King Made a Great Speech

9 days ago   |   Fortune

We're expecting a big speech tonight from President Trump. So, that's gotten me thinking about speeches. Busy political speechwriters can bang out a twenty-minute address in...
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RaceAhead: The Redemption of Kevin Hart?

10 days ago   |   Fortune

Who gets forgiven? Who gets to decide? These are the crowdsourced questions of a modern age. Consider the persistent case of Kevin Hart, who removed himself as Oscar host...
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RaceAhead: Is Time Up for R. Kelly?

13 days ago   |   Fortune

Here's your week in review, in haiku. 1. History is a mystery: Many bad deals, lots of sand and death 2. Apple disappoints, Powell releases the doves. Stock market whiplash...
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RaceAhead: The 116th Congress Is the Most Diverse in History

14 days ago   |   Fortune

The 116th Congress, which is being sworn in today, will include a record number of women from a wide array of backgrounds. There are 102 women being sworn into the House today...
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'Totally appropriate': President denies Speaker Nancy Pelosi aircraft for...

'Totally appropriate': President denies Speaker Nancy Pelosi aircraft for planned trip abroad

On Thursday the president denied the House speaker an aircraft for a planned trip abroad. Read more ...

Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen says Trump directed him to pay for poll...

Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen says Trump directed him to pay for poll rigging

President Donald Trump's former "fixer" Michael Cohen said he paid the head of a small technology company thousands in 2015 to rig online polls at "the direction of and for the... Read more ...

Government may have split up thousands more migrant families than initially...

Government may have split up thousands more migrant families than initially reported

A federal report found that family separations were occurring before the spring of last year, when the administration announced its "zero tolerance" policy on the southwest border. Read more ...

Police: Man made bomb in sushi restaurant, claimed threats aren't taken...

Police: Man made bomb in sushi restaurant, claimed threats aren't taken 'seriously'

Police say a man built a bomb inside a sushi restaurant because “people don't take these types of threats seriously.” Read more ...

Tim Tebow invited back to Mets' major league spring training

Tim Tebow invited back to Mets' major league spring training

Tebow played his first professional season in 2017 after spending three seasons in the NFL. Read more ...

'Totally appropriate': President denies Speaker Nancy Pelosi aircraft for...

'Totally appropriate': President denies Speaker Nancy Pelosi aircraft for planned trip abroad

On Thursday the president denied the House speaker an aircraft for a planned trip abroad. Read more ...

Driver in crash that killed family of 5 had blood alcohol level nearly 4...

Driver in crash that killed family of 5 had blood alcohol level nearly 4 times legal limit

A suspected drunken driver heading the wrong way on an interstate in Kentucky struck a vehicle carrying five family members from Michigan. Read more ...

Chief: Police officer's boyfriend shot her to death as she prepared for work

Chief: Police officer's boyfriend shot her to death as she prepared for work

Officer Chatéri Payne was shot dead in the driveway of her home while she was in uniform and preparing to leave for work, police said. Read more ...

Trump responds to Pelosi by canceling her foreign travel after she asks him...

Trump responds to Pelosi by canceling her foreign travel after she asks him to postpone SOTU

President Donald Trump sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi cancelling her government trip to Belgium, Egypt, and Afghanistan, citing the ongoing partial government... Read more ...

Trump cancels delegation's trip to Davos due to shutdown

Trump cancels delegation's trip to Davos due to shutdown

President Trump has canceled his administration's trip to Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum next week. The White House released a statement on Thursday that said... Read more ...