I guess Uber’s “chief people officer” was not here for all of the people.
This is America. For scores of black women here—there is always gendered and/or racial violence lurking around the corner. Fortunately, some black women, like former Teen Vogue editor and current media maven Elaine Welteroth, have a huge platform and friends in high places.
Every day I get reminders about the inadequacies of public driving instruction in this country. It never fails. I’ll come home, preparing to park my behemoth Suburban along my street—I have on-street parking—and some individual for whom parking in a neighborly way is more inconvenient than economical will put a…
Who didn’t see this coming? Seriously, I tried to warn y’all that Omarosa Manigault Newman was in the White House like the friend of the guy who got drafted first round in the NBA. You know the friend whose job it is to be the friend. He’s the guy who gets paid to coordinate the sidepieces. The guy who won’t get his…
What a difference an Uber ride makes. Comedian Hannibal Buress’ arrest in Miami this past weekend may have stemmed from a request for the ride-sharing service.
Last fall, Uber was the target of a massive data breach in which hackers stole the personal information of 57 million people—both users of the ride-hailing service and its drivers alike—and the company hid the breach from the public as it tried to pay the hackers to delete the information they stole.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston is under investigation by the NFL since allegations have surfaced that he groped an Uber driver in 2016.
So, the title is somewhat misleading. Even though every time I’m there it’s cold and hot and wet and generally smells like a lit candle stuck in a pigeon’s ass, I never actually hated New York City. I just felt uneasy, awkward and overwhelmed. Basically, visiting New York City is like watching Funny Games.
Now that “I’m not racist” has become the new “God knows my heart,” perhaps we should stop referring to people as racists, and instead say they were acting like racists. For instance, Donald Trump acted like a racist when he big-upped the Ku Klux Klan and neo-Nazis during a presidential press conference. Or, better…
New York City Uber drivers are about to see a hefty refund after Uber admitted to stiffing drivers $45 million because of an accounting glitch.
Being an Uber driver nowadays is tough. Just ask one driver in Palm Beach, Fla., who was robbed and blinded when she was sprayed with pepper spray.
Updated Friday, April 7, 2017, 1 p.m. EDT: The Uber driver who went through a harrowing ride with a vile customer who threatened to accuse him of rape has uploaded a new video in which he thanked the community for supporting him and sharing the incident across social media.
Uber is a tech company, and like most tech companies, it’s mostly white and mostly male. This is what the transportation-network company’s first diversity report reveals, in news that is perhaps shocking to none.
Uber has tapped former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to help lead an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination made by a former female employee who made her claims public over the weekend in a blog post, the Washington Post reports.
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has not had the best week. After accusations surfaced that his company was trying to profit off of immigration-ban protests over the weekend at San Francisco International Airport and word got out that he was on President Donald Trump’s Business Advisory Council, a #DeleteUber social media…
A study published Monday by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University and the University of Washington reveals that racial discrimination exists among Uber and Lyft drivers, Bloomberg reports.
A Washington, D.C.-region Uber driver was arrested in Prince George's County, Md., after allegedly kidnapping and assaulting a female passenger who had passed out at a D.C. bar, Fox5DC reports.
This was a question I asked myself Saturday night, as I noticed that the Uber coming to pick my wife and I up had a Trump/Pence bumper sticker on it. As many of you know, my feelings about Trump supporters are well-documented.