Justin Trudeau Shown in 3 Separate Instances Wearing Black and Brownface Makeup — The Root

Over the past 12 hours, three separate images revealed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had a penchant for wearing black and brownface from the time he was a teenager and well into adulthood. Read more...Justin Trudeau Shown in 3 Separate Instances Wearing Black and Brownface Makeup — The Root

Teen swimmer disqualified for fit of school-issued swimsuit — WPMT FOX43

CNN: A High School swimmer won a race, but was immediately disqualified. Not because she started early. But because the referee deemed her swimsuit to be too revealing. Brecklynn Willis was competing Friday at a meet in Achorage Alaska. The state champion won her race only to be stripped of the victory once out of … Continue reading Teen swimmer disqualified for fit of school-issued swimsuit — WPMT FOX43

Jury Awards $11.4M in Racial Bias Case Against Michigan Department of Corrections — BCNN1 WP

A jury has awarded $11.4 million to a black couple who filed a discrimination lawsuit against the Michigan Department of Corrections. Attorney Jon Marko says Lisa Griffey was a probation officer who was racially harassed by white co-workers. She says they called her “mammy” and the “black one.” Marko says her husband, Cedric Griffey, who … Continue reading Jury Awards $11.4M in Racial Bias Case Against Michigan Department of Corrections — BCNN1 WP

The Online Abuse of Black Women Persists, and It Needs to Be Checked — The Root

It can be tempting to think that social media is a veneer providing some level of protection from problematic face-to-face interactions. But on a platform known to constantly spew hostility and hatred towards black women and women of color, it is anything but. https://www.theroot.com/the-online-abuse-of-black-women-persists-and-it-needs-1837899002

Black man sues airline after being forced off plane to make room for dog —

A Black man says he faced discrimination while flying American Airlines. Dana Holcomb paid for a first-class ticket from Las Vegas to Austin, Texas, after he celebrated his 53rd birthday, according to KWTX. However, when Holcomb sat down, a person with an emotional support dog was seated next to him. Holcomb told the flight attendants that he … Continue reading Black man sues airline after being forced off plane to make room for dog —

Video: Angry South Dakota Man Approaches Unsuspecting Group of Young Black Men, Threatens Them with a Gun — Atlanta Black Star

Shocking video posted to social media this weekend shows the moment a Sioux Falls, South Dakota, man launched into a racist attack against three African-American men after threatening them by claiming he had a gun. Video of the incident, shared by Facebook user Ashley Eva Marie on Sunday, begins with the unnamed white man harassing … Continue reading Video: Angry South Dakota Man Approaches Unsuspecting Group of Young Black Men, Threatens Them with a Gun — Atlanta Black Star

Black man detained by White cops who thought he burglarized his own home —

A Black man was harassed by police while sleeping in his own home. The incident occurred in Raleigh, North Carolina, after police responded to a false burglar alarm. Footage from Oyeneyin’s surveillance camera was released this past weekend. In the video footage released this past weekend, Kazeem Oyeneyin, 31, was asleep when police began knocking … Continue reading Black man detained by White cops who thought he burglarized his own home —