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Lipscomb University's President Putting Cotton on a Table at a Black Student Dinner Shows Why Cultural Awareness Matters

Lipscomb University’s President Putting Cotton on a Table at a Black Student Dinner Shows Why Cultural Awareness Matters

The president of Lipscomb University serving collard greens and cornbread to students with cotton centerpieces raises deeper questions about cultural awareness and white privilege.

Washington State Sues over $1/day Wages Paid to Immigrant Detainees

Washington State Sues over $1/day Wages Paid to Immigrant Detainees

Geo Group violated the state’s minimum wage laws by paying detained immigrants one dollar a day or less for work they do while at one of the company’s federal facilities.

KKK Assignment Asks Fifth Graders to Explain Justification of Racism

KKK Assignment Asks Fifth Graders to Explain Justification of Racism

“You are there … You are a member of the KKK. Why do you think your treatment of African Americans is justified?” the assignment asks.

St. Louis Approves Police Body Cameras Ahead of More Protests

St. Louis Approves Police Body Cameras Ahead of More Protests

Police will use the cameras under the test program but the police union will have to approve permanent body cameras.

Obama Decries Republican Healthcare Bill in Rare Public Speech

Obama Decries Republican Healthcare Bill in Rare Public Speech

“Progress is never inevitable,” Obama said. “It can often be fragile; it’s in need of constant renewal.”

California Sues Trump Administration over Border Wall

California Sues Trump Administration over Border Wall

President Trump has insisted Mexico would pay for building the wall, which experts said could cost about $22 billion and take more than three years to complete.

Black Off-Duty Cop Shot by White Fellow Officer Who Was ‘Fearing for his Safety’

Oklahoma City Police Fatally Shoot Deaf Man who Did Not Respond to Commands

Witnesses, who heard the officers yelling commands, shouted that Magdiel Sanchez was deaf, a police spokesperson said.

BASF Selects HPE to Build Supercomputer for Global Chemical Research

BASF Scores Double Win for Functional Coatings Technology at the International Motor Show

German Design Council’s Automotive Brand Contest honors important contributions for innovative mobility concepts.

Statement From Hilton: Hurricane Maria

Hilton hotels in Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and the Bahamas are waiving cancellation penalties for reservations arriving Sept. 19 through Sept. 23.

Abbott Expands Support for Hurricane Relief with $1 Million to Help Families Affected by Hurricane Irma

Total relief for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma includes more than $2 million in products and funding.

Serena Williams Talks Body Image in Open Letter to Her Mom

Serena Williams Talks Body Image in Open Letter to Her Mom

“I was looking at my daughter and she has my arms and legs — my exact same strong, muscular, powerful, sensational arms and body,” Williams wrote.

Race Likely Motivated Two Murders in Baton Rouge, Police Say, Kenneth Gleason

Murder Suspect Arrested for ‘Brutal’ Slayings of Two Black Men

Baton Rouge’s interim police chief called the killings “brutal” and said Kenneth Gleason likely would have killed again had he not been apprehended.

Legacies of Racism Must Be Addressed, St. Louis Mayor Says

Legacies of Racism Must Be Addressed, St. Louis Mayor Says

“What we have is a legacy of policies that have disproportionately impacted people along racial and economic lines,” Mayor Lyda Krewson said. “This is institutional racism.”

VISA, Another U.S. Appeals Court Rejects Muslim Ban

Trump Administration Poses Challenges for Skilled Foreigners to Work in U.S., Data Shows

Immigration attorneys have long complained about redundant challenges to high-skilled employment visas. But they say they are seeing a new trend in the Trump era.

Dylann Roof, South Carolina Church Gunman's two Death Penalty Trials a Rarity

Jewish and Indian Attorneys are ‘My Political and Biological Enemies,’ Says Dylann Roof

An appeals court denied white supremacist Dylann Roof’s request for new legal counsel on the basis of their ethnicities.

Humana: Joint Studies Suggest Relationship Between TV Age Bias and Health of Seniors

Humana: Joint Studies Suggest Relationship Between TV Age Bias and Health of Seniors

Findings from Humana, Dr. Stacy L. Smith at the University of Southern California explore the connection between negative senior portrayals on television and their effect on mental and physical health.

What It’s Really Like to Intern at JCPenney

"Interning here at JCPenney has been an amazing experience, and I would recommend it to anyone," writes Suraj Didwania, a software engineer intern.

AT&T Pledges $350,000 to Aid Communities Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

Southern Company Donates $100,000 to Aid Hurricane Harvey Relief

In addition, the company has established a donation matching program for employee and retiree contributions.

Prudential: Our Work, Heart and Soul

Prudential: Our Work, Heart and Soul

See how Prudential and its more than 49,000 people have answered some big challenges to strengthen the world we all share.

Firefighter Resigns After Saying He’d Save a Dog Before a Black Person

Firefighter Resigns After Saying He’d Save a Dog Before a Black Person

In a Facebook post, an Ohio firefighter used a racial slur saying the lives of Blacks are less important than animals.

Stop Talking About the Rooney Rule

Stop Talking About the Rooney Rule

Magical thinking will not move the needle on your diversity efforts, or your career, if your leadership is not accountable for results.

Fox Host Charles Payne Suspended Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Fox News Sued for Blacklisting Commentator Allegedly Assaulted by Host

Political commentator Scottie Nell Hughes claims she was coerced into a sexual relationship with Fox Business’ Charles Payne and that her career suffered when she tried to end it.

Race Likely Motivated Two Murders in Baton Rouge, Police Say, Kenneth Gleason

Race Likely Motivated Two Murders in Baton Rouge, Police Say

Two Black men were “ambushed,” according to a spokesperson for the police department, in two shootings that occurred just miles apart from one another.

Six Dreamers Sue Trump Administration over DACA Decision

Six Dreamers Sue Trump Administration over DACA Decision

San Diego attorney Dulce Garcia has regularly defended clients in immigration court. Now, she is the one seeking legal relief.