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WATCH: Nooses and ‘Whites-Only’ Signs found in GM Plant
January 17, 2019
Workers at a General Motors plant in Toledo, Ohio, say they endured racist comments, slights, and threats in their workplace. CNN’s Sara Sidner reports on those allegations that are now detailed in a new lawsuit filed against the automaker. ... read more »
Louisville is Renaming its Airport after Muhammad Ali
January 16, 2019
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Muhammad Ali’s Kentucky hometown will honor the late boxer by renaming its airport for him. The Louisville Regional Airport Authority’s board voted Wednesday to change the name to Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport. ... read more »
WATCH: Troops Free People from Nairobi Hotel
January 16, 2019
(15 Jan 2019) Associated Press video from inside a Nairobi hotel during an extremist attack shows Kenyan security officers anxiously searching the building and scared workers emerging from hiding places while gunfire is heard. ... read more »
From Travel to Jobs, how Shutdown is Upsetting US Economy
January 16, 2019
WASHINGTON (AP) — Delta Air Lines can’t get eight new aircraft in the air. Roughly a million government employees and contractors aren’t being paid. Some Americans who are trying to start small businesses face delays in obtaining the required tax identification number from the IRS. ... read more »
Colorism Reveals Many Shades of Prejudice in Hollywood
January 16, 2019
Courtesy Photo The breakthrough representation of minorities in Hollywood blockbusters has ignited a frequently overlooked discussion about whether prejudice isn’t just about the color of a person’s skin, ... read more »
Hint of New Negotiations as LA Teachers Strike Enters Day 3
January 16, 2019
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles teachers union leader hinted of a possible resumption of contract bargaining Wednesday as striking educators in the second largest U.S. ... read more »
AP Explains: Who are al-Shabab Attackers of Kenya Hotel?
January 16, 2019
Sentinel Wire Photo JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The overnight attack on a hotel complex in Nairobi that left 14 dead was quickly claimed by the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab, ... read more »
Kenya Says Gunmen are Killed in Hotel Attack; 14 Victims Die
January 16, 2019
Sentinel News Wire NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — All the gunmen who staged a deadly attack on a luxury hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi were killed, ... read more »
ALERT: Consumers Who Start Covered California Application by Jan. 15 Now have Until Jan. 18 to Cross Finish Line to Enroll in Health Plans
January 15, 2019
Due to a major surge in Covered California enrollment in the past few days, consumers who attempt to start an application before midnight on Tuesday, Jan. ... read more »
Atlanta Mayor Keshia Lance Bottoms says Government Shutdown brings ‘Uncharted Territory’ for Super Bowl Plans
January 15, 2019
ATLANTA (AP) — A day after air travelers waited nearly 90 minutes in security lines at the world’s busiest airport, Atlanta’s mayor is concerned about the lines that could result when the city hosts the 2019 Super Bowl. ... read more »
Jasmyne Cannick Named New Communications Chair for African American Caucus of CDP
January 15, 2019
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Darren Parker, Chair of the African American Caucus of the California Democratic Party, today announced Jasmyne Cannick as the caucus’ new communications chair. ... read more »

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