Black Americans old enough to recall the shock of seeing and hearing
what had happened to Emmett Till in Mississippi in 1955 are sure to get a
fresh whiff of the atrocity in learning about the tragedy of Lennon
Lacy in Bladenboro, North Carolina.
As unemployment falls and the economy grows, small business lending
across the country is recovering. But it’s coming back slowly.
A flight attendants union recently said
existing measures do not go far enough to protect passengers and crew from possible exposure to Ebola.
The concert Saturday evening by the St. Louis Symphony orchestra at
Powell Symphony Hall was billed as a performance of Brahms Requiem that
protesters converted to a “Requiem for Mike Brown.”
Rather than take to the streets of Ferguson, these demonstrators took their demands to the seats of the symphony.
Microsoft has released some new diversity statistics: the percentage of women in its global workforce
jumped to 29 percent.
The NY Times plans to cut nearly 100 newsroom jobs, according to a
memo sent to staff on Wednesday, the newspaper reported.
Music mogul Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, founder of REVOLT TV, has signed on
to a huge deal with Verizon FIOS in the hopes of increasing the
network's profits and viewership.