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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...

ESPN suspends anchor Jemele Hill after Tweets connected to ongoing NFL...

By PAT EATON-ROBB AP Sports Writer HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Controversy continues to swirl around Jemele Hill, the ESPN anchor suspended on Monday for two weeks for making...

For DACA Recipients, Only Sure Thing is Uncertainty

By Elena Shore New America Media SAN FRANCISCO -- Luis Quiroz was on the bus heading to school when he first heard the news. The 27-year-old DACA...

Will Trump Kill the Dream for These Immigrants?

By Marcelo Rochabrun ProPublica With the president reportedly at the point of canceling DACA, some of its 800,000 beneficiaries describe what they gained — and now fear...

Multiracial Coalition plans 10-day march against white supremacy

By Errin Haines Whack Associated Press A multi-racial coalition of anti-white supremacy activists plans to march from Charlottesville, Virginia to Washington D.C. Ted Eytan/Flickr Commons A multi-racial...

Birmingham protests for human rights grow in frequency, diversity and intensity

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times It’s not often that the Birmingham City Council gets a standing ovation, but it happened last week. On Jan. 31, a...

Thousands of demonstrators, from all races and ages, turned out for...

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times Birmingham has long served as ground zero for the fight for human rights, dating back to the civil rights era....

Colin Kaepernick drawing both support and opposition for stance on the...

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times Colin Kaepernick's decision to protest the police shootings of black men and women has left some fans reeling, but Kaepernick...

What Black Lives Matter Can Learn from the Civil Rights Movement

  By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Core activists of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement are quick to remind people that the current wave of protests...

Protests Erupt After Black Man Shot by Police in Minneapolis

  MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota agency is investigating the shooting by a Minneapolis police officer of a black man suspected in an assault, an...

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