Earl “Butch” Graves, Jr., CEO of Black Enterprise magazine, is speaking out due to civil unrest in the wake of the George Floyd killing, which is part of a trend of deaths of black men at the hands of police. Due to ongoing racial inequities, Graves believes that corporate America must take leadership in providing opportunities and stamping out institutional racism and discrimination. Read more
Kenya is on edge ahead of national elections on Tuesday, but the risk is that much greater for women candidates facing violence, intimidation, and general sexism in the race. Matthew Larotonda reports. Continue reading
After Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein expressed her concerns about his views on hate crime laws, Senator Jeff Sessions, during his Senate confirmation hearing to become Attorney General, defended his record to support civil rights reform. Continue reading
France’s highest administrative court is set to make a preliminary decision on whether to temporarily uphold — or suspend — local beach bans on the Burkini, an all-body women’s swimsuit that’s at the center of a wider discussion over immigration, Islamophobia and security. Mana Rabiee reports.
A Norwegian man injured in the Istanbul suicide bomb attack says he has no hard feelings towards Turkey, and that love can conquer the hate that motivated the bomber.