Racism

Orange County Uber driver says passengers used anti-Muslim slurs during ride from LAX

8 hours ago   |   ABC

Cellphone video captured the abrupt end of an Uber ride in Orange County during which the driver said her passengers used several racial, anti-Muslim slurs toward her.
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Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts on leaked Joe Ricketts emails: 'Our family was never raised that way'

19 hours ago   |   ABC

The Chicago Cubs and CAIR-Chicago said they plan to take "genuine, meaningful and visible steps toward combating Islamophobia, bigotry and racism," according to a joint...
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‘These people date back to Tony Blair': Livingstone glad to see Labour rebels leave party

1 day ago   |   RT

Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone told RT he's not surprised by the Labour Party split, saying he's “glad to see them go.” He was also quick to dismiss accusations of...
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The Whip Around 02/18/2019

1 day ago   |   FOX News

Today's best of highlights Elizabeth Warren and Amy Kloubchar announcing their run for the 2020 presidency, how racism plays a role in American politics after the political...
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7 MPs quit Labour over the party's handling of Brexit and anti-semitism

7 MPs quit Labour over the party's handling of Brexit and anti-semitism

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   6 articles

LONDON - Seven Labour MPs announced their departure from the party on Monday morning after months of tension and disagreement over the leadership's handling of Brexit and other...
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All in the Hands: Our Visual Roundup of the Week

All in the Hands: Our Visual Roundup of the Week

2 days ago   |   BAG news Notes

Great one from dougmillsnyt. I'm not clapping with you, I'm clapping at you. SOTU - Reading The Pictures February 6, 2019 This week our social feeds reflected an array of news...
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People are outraged over a yoga Meetup that's only open to white women, and are questioning how its allowed on the platform

People are outraged over a yoga Meetup that's only open to white women, and are questioning how its allowed on the platform

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Pat Brown , a criminal profiler from Prince George's County, Maryland, created an event called " White Women Yoga Meetup. " The event was created on a platform called Meetup...
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In Tour of Australia, Chinese Admire Clean Air but Bemoan Lack of Hot Drinking Water

3 days ago   |   NY Times

We spent four days with a group of Chinese tourists visiting Australia. The visitors and locals approached each other with confusion, skepticism and sometimes racism.
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Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid settle collusion case with NFL

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid settle collusion case with NFL

3 days ago   |   Think Progress   |   3 articles

On Friday afternoon, the NFL and the lawyers for Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid released a brief joint statement, announcing that the two parties have reached a settlement in...
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Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid reach settlement with NFL in collusion case

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid reach settlement with NFL in collusion case

3 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid have reached a settlement with the NFL regarding their collusion case against the league. Kaepernick and Reid filed their case after protesting...
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Sen. Bernie Sanders announces 2020 presidential run

Sen. Bernie Sanders announces 2020 presidential run

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has announced a second run for president. Read more ...

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at age 85, French media report

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at age 85, French media report

The iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld is dead, French news site Pure People reported on Tuesday. The German-born couturier and photographer reportedly died in hospital in... Read more ...

'Really awesome': Officer leaves pregnant waitress big tip on $9 bill

'Really awesome': Officer leaves pregnant waitress big tip on $9 bill

Included with the tip was a message: “Enjoy your first, you will never forget it.” Read more ...

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

It's the latest challenge to hit the Trump administration, which already faces a litany of lawsuits over the national emergency declaration. Read more ...

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

It's the latest challenge to hit the Trump administration, which already faces a litany of lawsuits over the national emergency declaration. Read more ...

Jussie Smollett Allegedly Wanted ‘Bigger Reaction' From Threatening Letter

Jussie Smollett Allegedly Wanted ‘Bigger Reaction' From Threatening Letter

Investigators looking into the alleged hate crime against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett are examining a threatening letter sent last month. A source told CBS Chicago, "when... Read more ...

Officials say tractor-trailer hanging off bridge after deadly crash

Officials say tractor-trailer hanging off bridge after deadly crash

One person is dead after a crash involving a car and an 18-wheeler carrying chickens which is hanging off a bridge in Anderson County, according to officials on scene. Read more ...

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dead at 85

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dead at 85

The German designer, who was the creative director for Chanel and Fendi, has died at age 85. Read more ...

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here is what you need to know. Revenue collapsed at the end of the year at Europe's biggest bank, and it's being blamed on Trump's trade war. "Growth rates are certainly lower... Read more ...

Poll: 6-In-10 Disapprove Of Trump's Declaration Of A National Emergency

Poll: 6-In-10 Disapprove Of Trump's Declaration Of A National Emergency

A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds the majority of Americans oppose the president's national emergency declaration, don't believe there is an emergency and believe... Read more ...