Law

It’ll interest you to know there’s new legislation in NYC… According to new reports, bars in the city can no longer refuse alcohol to pregnant women. This past Friday, the New York City Human Rights Commission released new guidelines to “eliminate discrimination against pregnant women in the workplace and out in public.”  PEOPLE reports: “Unlawful […]

You’ve hit the streets. You’ve carried picket signs. You’ve joined choruses “No Justice, No Peace,” “I Can’t Breathe,” and even “Fight the Power.” You were angered…

If you haven’t seen it, there’s a video circulating of Mike Brown’s stepfather, Louis Head standing outside the Ferguson, Mo., police headquarters shouting “Burn this…

Do you live in one of the states without racial profiling laws? A new report from the NAACP finds out that 20 states don’t have laws…

Way to go, California! The state’s buildings are finally kicking the Civil War-era relic to the curb. Beginning in 2015, Confederate flag will no longer…

When I was a kid, “The Talk” meant something different. It meant a father telling his son or a mother telling a daughter about the…

It’s time President Obama step in to protect protesters in Ferguson, Missouri. As long as Black Americans have had United States citizenship, we have needed…

A federal judge in California ruled Wednesday that the state’s death penalty is unconstitutional. California put a moratorium on the death penalty in 2006 and…

Another soul legend has decided not to play Florida until the gun laws in the state are abolished and/or revised. Eddie Levert posted the following…

With less than a week left before the Trayvon Martin trial begins, an attorney for Martin’s family now claims that George Zimmerman’s lawyer Mark O’Mara…

The Obama administration says it is expanding the FBI’s more than eight-decade-old definition of rape to reflect a better understanding of the crime and to broaden protections. The new definition counts men as victims for the first time and drops the requirement that victims must have physically resisted their attackers. Vice President Joe Biden, author […]

Certain words mean different things to different people. Depending on where you are from calling someone “boy” can get you in a ton of trouble. That’s what happened to a supervisor at Tyson Chicken. The New York Times reports: Last year, the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit ruled that there were […]