When Kenneth Braswell, the founder of Fathers Incorporated, realized that he could not explain protesting to his then-6-year-old son in the face of the Baltimore protests for Freddie Gray, he came up with a solution that would also help other parents of young children facilitate the conversation.
The Tallassee chapter of Sons of Confederate Veterans, the Tallassee Armory Guards and the First Capitol Flaggers announced that they’ve received donations to go toward the placement of a Confederate-flag monument that will be located across from Alabama State University.
Members of AEPi, a historically Jewish fraternity, reportedly called a Muslim student government member a terrorist, used the n-word, and planned to celebrate “Marathon Luther King Day” by drinking and eating at a fried-chicken restaurant.
Toyota Motor Credit Corp. in Torrance, Calif., had been under investigation by the Department of Justice and the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau since 2013 over allegations of racial bias.
The Smithsonian Institution has announced that the African-American history museum will open in late September, with the dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony led, fittingly, by President Barack Obama.
Steve Lawrence Wright, 37, is accused of a gang-related slaying in Pasadena in 2011, but he walked free over the weekend after three Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department employees overlooked corrected information handwritten at the bottom of his paperwork.
Oklahoma Department of Corrections spokesperson Terri Watkins would not reveal where Holtzclaw, who was sentenced to 263 years in prison for the rape of several women while on duty, was located but did say that he was still in custody.