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Starbucks to close over 8,000 stores on Tuesday for anti-bias training

The Associated Press Starbucks will close more than 8,000 stores nationwide on Tuesday to conduct anti-bias training, the next of many steps the company is...

Birmingham residents, groups commemorate 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s death

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times Outside, recordings of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s speeches blared over speakers in front of Birmingham Civil...

Ramsay HS Alum, DeJuana Thompson, Shines as Global Political Strategist

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times   At age 35, DeJuana Thompson has done enough to last a lifetime. And she’s just beginning. Thompson is partner with ThinkRubix...

Journalism Program Explores Black Students’ Experiences

By Tiffany Pennamon diverseenducation.com The Nation recently launched a student journalism program that provides training and mentoring opportunities for black student journalists while giving them a...

Poll: Americans Avoid Planning For Serious Illness

By Melissa Bailey Kaiser Health News “I’ll deal with it tomorrow. The perpetual tomorrow.” That’s what one person told a pollster, encapsulating how Americans avoid planning ahead for...

This urban charter school increased its black and Latino STEM graduates...

By Stuart Miller The Hechinger Report NEWARK, N.J. — Tahiv McGee spent Fridays during his senior year of high school at Rutgers University-Newark, where he worked...

Simone Askew is first black woman to lead West Point cadets

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Making history.  Simone Askew is making history as the first black woman to lead the Long Grey Line at the...

Police in US more likely to arrest minorities during traffic stops

By Tom Abate Northstar News Today/New America Media   Researchers analyzing data from millions of traffic stops in the United States have found that black and Hispanic...

First black chief pilot at major U.S. airline retires

By David Koenig Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — Nobody at Southwest told Louis Freeman he would be the first black pilot in the airline’s history when...

Black Muslims aim for unity in challenging time for Islam

By Jeff Karoub, Sophia Tareen and Noreen Nasir Associated Press DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - In her job as a refugee case manager, Fatimah Farooq would come...

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