Stories from the latest issue:

White former cop convicted of manslaughter in the killing of his daughter’s black boyfriend

White former cop convicted of manslaughter in the killing of his daughter’s black boyfriend

A white former Tulsa, Oklahoma, cop has been convicted of first-degree manslaughter, not murder, for shooting to death his daughter’s unarmed black boyfriend. A jury reached the verdict on Wednesday, October 18th. Shannon Kepler shot to death Jeremy Lake, 19, on August 5, 2014. Three previous juries did not convict Kepler of murder, but the first jury found Kepler guilty […]

October 23, 2017 · 0 comments ·
American Express’s Chenault to retire

American Express’s Chenault to retire

  He kept the company together after the 9/11 terrorist attack By Frederick H. Lowe American Express Co. announced that Kenneth I. Chenault, chairman and CEO of the New York-based credit and charge card issuer, and one of the nation’s few top black executives, will retire February 1, 2018 after a challenging tenure that began in the very early days […]

October 20, 2017 · 0 comments ·
Dave Roberts

Black manager Dave Roberts guides the Los Angeles Dodgers to the World Series

Magic Johnson is a part owner of the Dodgers   By Frederick H. Lowe Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts, whose team defeated the Chicago Cubs 11-1 Thursday night in the fifth and deciding game of the National League Championship Series, is the fourth black manager to lead his team to the World Series in the history of Major League […]

October 20, 2017 · 0 comments ·
Hamilton is focused on winning Formula 1’s U.S. Grand Prix

Hamilton is focused on winning Formula 1’s U.S. Grand Prix

He also supports Colin Kaepernick and the NFL protests By Frederick H. Lowe Lewis Hamilton, who can wrap up his fourth Formula 1 World Drivers’ Championship this weekend by winning the U.S. Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, said he doesn’t plan to take a knee during the playing of the national anthem in solidarity with members of the National Football […]

October 19, 2017 · 0 comments ·
Murdered by police sign

Report: blacks concerned about police brutality are thought be potential  terrorists

By Frederick H. Lowe The Trump administration, FBI and police unions have labeled black men and black women who are concerned, angry and distressed about the steady stream of news stories about white cops shooting to death unarmed black men and not being held accountable for their actions, as possible terrorists who need watching because they may resort to violence […]

October 16, 2017 · 0 comments ·

Racial and ethnic disparities show up in NICU care

Posted by Erin Digitale   Stanford University Babies’ racial and ethnic identities influence the quality of medical care they receive in neonatal intensive care units, new research in California suggests. The study examined medical care of more than 18,000 of the state’s smallest babies at 134 California hospitals. “For many of these infants, their time in the NICU sets them […]

October 15, 2017 · 0 comments ·
Jerry Jones

Labor Union files complaint against Dallas Cowboys owner

  By Frederick H. Lowe Local 100 of the United Labor Union that represents workers in Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas has filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board against Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones because he threatened to bench any players who took a knee during the national anthem to protest police murders of unarmed black men. Local […]

October 10, 2017 · 0 comments ·
Lewis Hamilton closes in on the World Drivers’ Championship

Lewis Hamilton closes in on the World Drivers’ Championship

By Frederick H. Lowe Driver Lewis Hamilton has won five of the last seven Formula 1 races as he closes in on the 2017 World Drivers’ Championship with four races to go. Hamilton won the Japanese Grand Prix Sunday, giving him 306 points to Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel has 247 points. Valtteri Bottas, who, like Hamilton, drives for Mercedes AMG, is […]

October 10, 2017 · 0 comments ·
Harvey Weinstein, an alleged sexual predator and backer of fine films, is about to get an audition

Harvey Weinstein, an alleged sexual predator and backer of fine films, is about to get an audition

By Frederick H. Lowe Harvey Weinstein, Hollywood movie producer who was fired Sunday from The Weinstein Co., a movie-making business he co-founded with his brother, Bob, amid growing allegations of sexual harassment and rape, made some good, possibly great movies I’m not sure other companies would have touched. At Miramax, a company Harvey and his brother founded before starting Weinstein […]

October 10, 2017 · 0 comments ·
Racial microaggressions may reveal deeper beliefs

Racial microaggressions may reveal deeper beliefs

Posted by Kim Eckart of the University of Washington Whites who are more likely to make microaggressions against black people are also more likely to hold some degree of negative feelings towards black people as a whole, whether they know it or not, a new study suggests. “Our study results offer validation to people of color when they experience microaggressions.” […]

October 10, 2017 · 0 comments ·