By Jeff Charles*
Can a person choose to be black, or a member of any other race? Science would suggest that human beings cannot select the color of their skin – beyond the extent of.. Eurasia Review - Published
How you respond after setbacks is what defines your character. Stacey Abrams was the first black woman in the history of the United States to be nominated by a major party for governor -- she lost that..
A mayoral campaign billboard in San Francisco's SoMa district is sparking controversy for its depiction of incumbent mayor London Breed. It depicts a black woman in a red dress and heels with her feet..
Ten Democratic candidates appeared on stage in Atlanta, Georgia, for the fifth Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday evening.
Wednesday’s debate, a year out to the month from the 2020.. The Wrap - Published
In a Los Angeles Times essay, “Harriet” screenwriter Gregory Allen Howard detailed his 25-year effort to make a feature film biopic about Harriet Tubman — including an anecdote where a studio.. The Wrap - Published
This story on Mati Diop, Antoneta Kastrati and the female directors in the Oscars’ Best International Feature Film category first appeared in the International Film issue of TheWrap’s Oscar.. The Wrap - Published
CHICAGO (AP) — A judge has refused to expunge the record of white, former Chicago police officer who was acquitted of fatally shooting an unarmed black woman. Dante Servin last week asked that his.. Seattle Times - Published
Watch Part 4 of "CBS This Morning": In our School Matters series, we're taking a look at the crisis in the country’s rural classrooms due to a shortage of teachers. Also, Lena Waithe, the first black.. CBS News - Published
Pete Buttigieg’s campaign has scrubbed a photo of a black woman and child from a section of his website devoted to the Democratic presidential candidate’s plan to battle racial inequality. But Fox.. FOXNews.com - Published
Netflix has responded to actress and comedian Mo’Nique’s pay discrimination lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court Thursday.
“We care deeply about inclusion, equity, and diversity and.. The Wrap - Published
“People always ask why,” Michael Metelits admits at the start of this meticulously composed, emotionally haunting documentary about his mother, Marion Stokes.
“Why did she do it?”
The.. The Wrap - Published
Actress and comedian Mo’Nique has filed a lawsuit accusing Netflix of pay discrimination based on her race and gender.
“Hey My Loves — I can confirm that today I filed a pay discrimination.. The Wrap - Published
This isn't the first time that Eva made a racially derogatory comment against a brown-skinned Black woman as last season, she landed in hot water over her remarks about Shamea Morton. AceShowbiz - Published
Waffle House is being sued for discrimination by a black woman whose arrest went viral ... and she's claiming the restaurant treats black customers like crap. The woman behind the lawsuit is Chikesia.. TMZ.com - Published
New details are emerging about the deadly shooting of a black woman inside her own home by a white officer. The victim pulled out a gun, fearing for her safety, when she was shot by an officer who.. CBS News - Published
A white police officer shot and killed a black woman inside her own home in Fort Worth on Saturday. According to recent data compiled by The Washington Post, there have been 75 deadly police shootings.. CBS News - Published
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The father of a black woman fatally shot by a white police officer inside her Fort Worth, Texas, home has died. A spokesman for Marquis Jefferson, Bruce Carter, tells the.. Seattle Times - Published
The country’s largest online political organization aimed at electing black women is endorsing Kamala (KAH’-mah-lah) Harris, the lone black woman in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary. Higher.. Seattle Times - Published
Highlights of this day in history: Iran-Contra scandal begins to unfold; Chile's Salvador Allende takes office; Carol Moseley-Braun is first black woman elected to U.S. Senate; Former pro-wrestler.. USATODAY.com - Published
Bernardine Evaristo, the first black woman to win the literary award, talks about her mission to write about the African diaspora and why her novel involves 12 interconnected characters. NYTimes.com - Published
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A judge has issued a gag order in the murder trial of a white Fort Worth police officer who shot a black woman in her home. The order prohibits lawyers and others involved in.. Seattle Times - Published
DALLAS (AP) — Hundreds of mourners attended the funeral of a black woman fatally shot in her home by a Fort Worth police officer. Fort Worth’s mayor and interim police chief joined family and.. Seattle Times - Published
A perhaps necessary reminder in the wake of “The Shape of Water” that sea creatures, as a rule, should probably not be looked at as romantic partners, “Sweetheart” complicates — and elevates.. The Wrap - Published
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The killing of a black woman in her home by a white Fort Worth officer has shattered the trust police have been trying to build with communities of color. The Texas city has.. Seattle Times - Published
The fallout continues after a black woman was shot and killed by a former officer in her own home. At a city council meeting, residents called for a change in policing tactics. Omar Villafranca.. CBS News - Published
Black pastors in Fort Worth, Texas on Wednesday called for federal intervention to stamp out what they called systemic racism in their city's police force after a white officer shot dead black resident.. Reuters - Published
Fort Worth police are telling a grieving public that "we feel and understand your anger," after a white officer was charged with murder for shooting a black woman through a window of her home. (Oct... USATODAY.com - Published
Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo are sharing the 2019 Booker Prize in literature, as the judges were unable to choose between Atwood’s “The Testaments” and Evaristo’s “Girl, Woman,.. The Wrap - Published