The manager of an IHOP in Auburn, Maine, is making it clear that no one should or will ever have to pay up front for a meal at the establishment after an incident of racial profiling over the weekend.
As if the police weren’t scary enough.
As it turns out, black people really can’t seem to eat in peace sometimes. A group of college students in Ohio are the latest in the nation to accuse a dining establish of racial discrimination, or some sort of profiling, after a manager demanded that they pay for their meal up front because, you know, “you people…
A Harlem restaurant is coming under fire after multiple black women say they were racially profiled and falsely accused of dining and dashing by staff there, resulting in the suspension of at least one staff member.
Days after three employees were fired for falsely accusing two black women of dining and dashing, an Independence, Mo., Applebee’s has closed its doors for good.
Three employees at an Applebee’s restaurant in Independence, Mo., have been fired after a viral video posted to Facebook showed them profiling two black women and calling the police on them, accusing them of having done a “dine and dash” in their restaurant the night before.
I’ve had the same headache since 2 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 4. My son has had the same nightmares every night since then as well. Most people will say, “Be lucky he wasn’t shot or killed,” but when you send your child to college, the last thing you expect to happen is for him to call you at 1:30 a.m. on a Sunday saying that…
In news that was probably shocking to those who found Colin Kaepernick’s protest to be disrespectful to the military and America, a new Associated Press report found that 100 percent of black NFL players surveyed have experienced racial profiling or know someone who has.
A Michigan woman is alleging that Saks Fifth Avenue employees profiled her after she made some high-end purchases at their store last week.
It’s a clash of law enforcement agencies. A black female Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent is pointing the finger at a New Mexico police department, accusing officers of racial profiling after she was pulled over several times by sheriff’s deputies for no apparent reason.
An Asian woman is saying she was made to feel more like a criminal after federal agents detained her after allegedly mistaking her for a human trafficking victim.
I’m writing this from Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, Ky., waiting on a flight to Philadelphia that will take me back home to Pittsburgh. I came to Kentucky to visit the bell hooks Institute at Berea College for an event with bell hooks yesterday that I’m totally, definitely going to tell you all about soon. Right…
Yesterday evening, my not-quite-2-year-old daughter asked for a piece of spicy shrimp that I was eating. I knew she wouldn’t like it, so I shook my head and told her, “Trust me, little baby person, you won’t like this.”
Thanks to a pardon from President Donald Trump, Sheriff Joe Arpaio is now a free man. And in a recent interview given to the San Jose Mercury News, Arpaio has pledged to keep up the fight for one of Trump’s old pet causes: searching for former President Barack Obama’s birth certificate.
Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett says that he was terrified during his encounter with Las Vegas Metropolitan police officers on Aug. 27, and he plans to sue the department for what he considers to be an incident that started because of the color of his skin.
Another day, another person of color arrested for going about regular-day activities ... like banking, because why the hell not?
Bodycam footage from the Orlando Police Department shows two police officers pulling over Florida’s only black state attorney, Aramis Ayala. One officer claims they made the stop because the tint on her car’s windows was too dark.
Looks like Takeoff from the Migos was prevented from doing just that on Friday.
They can’t find the people hanging nooses all over federal grounds, but the U.S. Park Police are on it when it comes to illegal water-selling.
“That’s a nice dress,” the officer said as I stood frozen while she snapped my picture. I thanked her without smiling as she led me to the bright cell with cornflower-colored bars where I would stay until I was summoned once more to be fingerprinted. I wondered how the woman in the cell across from mine could sleep,…