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Fox Replaces O’Reilly With a Misogynist Racist

Fox Replaces O’Reilly With a Misogynist Racist

Beloved by David Duke and the DailyStormer.com, Tucker Carlson will take O’Reilly’s spot.

U.S. Judicial Panel Finds Texas Hurt Latino Vote with Redrawn Boundaries

U.S. Judicial Panel Finds Texas Hurt Latino Vote with Redrawn Boundaries

The panel ruled that the redrawn boundaries were designed to either fragment cohesive Latino communities among multiple districts, or to lump Hispanics into a single jurisdiction and thus limit their overall sway.

Uber Extends Sexual Harassment Probe

Uber Extends Sexual Harassment Probe

Uber has come under more pressure over the results of its sexual harassment review, particularly after the scandal at Fox News leading to the ouster of Bill O’Reilly.

VA Hospitals Fall Short on Patient Satisfaction

VA Hospitals Fall Short on Patient Satisfaction

Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals in the U.S. may deliver higher quality care than other medical centers but still get lower marks on patient satisfaction.

Mentally Ill Accessing Less U.S. Health Care

Mentally Ill Accessing Less U.S. Health Care

People with serious psychological distress are three times more likely to be too poor to afford care and 10 times more likely to be unable to pay for medications.

Journalists Take Road Trip in GM’s 2017 Buick LaCrosse to Visit African American Museum

Participants discussed their experience at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in a conversation led by award-winning journalist Ed Gordon.

Wells Fargo, No Barriers Warriors Announce 2017 “Warriors to Summits” Team

Wells Fargo, No Barriers Warriors Announce 2017 ‘Warriors to Summits’ Team

Twelve veterans with disabilities will attempt to summit Mount Brooks in Denali National Park and Preserve on September 11.

TD Bank Names Chris Giamo Head of Regional Commercial Bank

TD Bank Supports New York City Nonprofit Growth with Nearly $461 million in Funding

The funding helped support key renovations, real estate transactions, municipal services and more for organizations.

Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard J. Tyson Named to the Time 100

Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard J. Tyson Named to the Time 100

Tyson’s tribute is written by respected civil rights leader, Congressman John Lewis.

UntoldStories

‘Nigerian Prince’ Wins $1M AT&T Grant at Tribeca Film Festival

“If we’re going to truly reflect our customers and their experiences and their lives, we have to help those stories get told,” AT&T Chief Brand Officer Fiona Carter told DiversityInc.

Black State Prosecutor Received Noose, Racist Threats

Black State Prosecutor Received Noose, Racist Threats

Authorities in Florida are investigating a string of threats against State Attorney Aramis Ayala, who received backlash after announcing her office will not seek the death penalty in cases.

Montana GOP House Speaker Rejects Bill in Order to Hinder Democratic Voting

Montana GOP House Speaker Rejects Bill in Order to Hinder Democratic Voting

A proposed bill to allow mail-in ballots for the state’s special election would have saved the state about $750,000 — a small price to keep Democrats from casting a vote.

New York Police Body Camera Program Needs Changes: Civil Rights Lawyers

New York Police Body Camera Program Needs Changes: Civil Rights Lawyers

The court-ordered pilot program was intended to precede a rollout of the cameras to all patrol officers by the end of 2019.

Denver Sheriff’s Officers Suspended in Black Inmate’s Death

Denver Sheriff’s Officers Suspended in Black Inmate’s Death

An autopsy concluded that Michael Marshall died from asphyxiation “while being physically restrained by law enforcement” during a psychotic episode.

Texas Ordered to Pay $600,000 to Same-Sex Couples who Defeated State Ban

Texas Ordered to Pay $600,000 to Same-Sex Couples who Defeated State Ban

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit awarded $585,470 in attorneys’ fees and about $20,000 in costs arising from the challenge to the plaintiffs in the case.

New York Museum to Aid Green-Card Holders in U.S. Citizenship Quest

New York Museum to Aid Green-Card Holders in U.S. Citizenship Quest

The program will include free workshops and classes, paired with displays and a scavenger hunt at the museum.

CVS Health Introduces New 'Transform Diabetes Care' Program

CVS Health Foundation, Truth Initiative Launch Program to HBCUs, Community Colleges Tobacco-Free

The initiative aims to help communities profiled by the tobacco industry

GM's Chevrolet Sees Spike in OnStar Spanish Requests

GM’s Chevrolet Sees Spike in OnStar Spanish Requests

OnStar forecasts record Spanish-language calls in 2017 from Chevrolet owners in the U.S.

Maxine Waters

Bill O’Reilly Out at Fox

O'Reilly's latest sexual harassment lawsuit came from a Black woman who said he called her "hot chocolate."

Lawsuit Filed Against Neo-Nazi Website Founder

Lawsuit Filed Against Neo-Nazi Website Founder

“In the old days, Andrew Anglin would have burned a cross on Tanya's front lawn,” SPLC President Richard Cohen said. “In the digital age, he launched a troll storm against her.”

Georgetown Names Campus Buildings After People it Sold into Slavery

Georgetown Names Campus Buildings After People it Sold into Slavery

“Their pain is still here. It burns in the soul of every person of African descent in the United States,” said a descendant of one of the 272 people the university sold in 1838.

Three Arrested During Protest Against White Nationalist Speech in Alabama

Three Arrested During Protest Against White Nationalist Speech in Alabama

Video footage of the protest showed a man with blood on his face lying on the ground outside the hall in handcuffs before he was led away by police.

U.S. Transgender People Harassed in Public Restrooms: Landmark Survey

NCAA Returns to North Carolina After Transgender Bathroom Law Repeal

Rights groups criticized the NCAA for returning to North Carolina while its cities were still banned from passing anti-discrimination laws.

‘Dreamer’ Returned to Mexico Despite Trump Promise

‘Dreamer’ Returned to Mexico Despite Trump Promise

It was reportedly the first documented deportation of a “Dreamer,” the name given to children brought into the country by undocumented parents.