THE 1619 PROJECT CREATOR NIKOLE HANNAH-JONES LOVES WATCHING FORENSIC FILES

A lot of the “science,” such as blood spatter analysis, has been debunked, but this show is my go-to when I am on the road and alone...

WHAT IS BLACK OUT TUESDAY? APPLE, SPOTIFY JOIN MUSIC INDUSTRY'S RESPONSE TO GEORGE FLOYD'S DEATH

The day honors the overwhelming contributions black artists have made to the music industry and pushes those in the industry to highlight...

 
 
 

THIS LEGISLATIVE PACKAGE ON POLICE REFORM IS AIMED AT FIXING THE NYPD

The Safer NY Act would make it harder for the police to hide misconduct claims, force them to report demographic data about arrests,...

THE EPIC EMPTINESS OF RUSH LIMBAUGH'S ‘BREAKFAST CLUB' APPEARANCE

On Monday, Rush Limbaugh went on Breakfast Club for an “uncomfortable” conversation. It turned out to be an illustration of our current...

 
 
 

THE WORLD LOST ENOUGH TREES TO COVER PENNSYLVANIA LAST YEAR-BUT SOME COUNTRIES ARE REVERSING THE TREND

Losing 29 million acres of tree covering is devastating for the planet, but the success in some places points to lessons on how to...

PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT TOOL HELPS YOU CALCULATE HOW MUCH ASSISTANCE YOU COULD GET

Freelancers, gig workers, and those who are self-employed can now calculate if their loss of work makes them eligible for PUA. Twenty...

 
 
 

AS CITIES MAKE DEEP CUTS BECAUSE OF COVID-19, POLICE DEPARTMENTS ARE KEEPING THEIR FUNDING

Across the country, the police are often the one city agency not facing deep cuts in proposed post-pandemic budgets. As protesters...

THIS HAUNTING 8:46 SPOT IS THE MOST POWERFUL CORPORATE RESPONSE TO THE GEORGE FLOYD MURDER

The text and sound of this work airing across MTV, Nickelodeon, and other Viacom networks are captivating, but the call to action is...

 
 
 

RETAIL CHAINS LIKE WHOLE FOODS AND WALMART SHOULD COMMIT TO BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES, SAYS CAMPAIGN

Aurora James, founder of the Brooklyn boutique Brother Vellies, wants major retailers to commit to buying 15% of their merch from black-owned...

SECOND STIMULUS CHECK? HERE'S THE LATEST UPDATE FROM THE SLOW-MOVING SENATE

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has clarified how many more stimulus payments you can expect. Spoiler: It's one. If you're depending...

 
 
 

K-POP STANS MAY HAVE CAUSED THE DALLAS POLICE DEPARTMENT'S SURVEILLANCE APP TO CRASH

The Dallas PD's call to citizens to report “illegal activity” during the protests was flooded with K-pop fancams instead. On Sunday,...

ANOTHER CONSEQUENCE OF CLIMATE CHANGE: DINKY LITTLE TREES

As environmental conditions kill old trees and make it harder for new trees to survive, we may never see forests like we had before....

 
 
 

WHAT IS ANTIFA, ANYWAY? HERE'S A BRIEF EXPLAINER

Since we're on the topic of antifa, we'll try to explain what it is. Why are we talking about antifa, again? President Trump tweeted...

LEGENDARY ARTIST CHRISTO HAS DIED. SEE 10 OF HIS GREATEST WORKS

With massive installations, Christo encouraged viewers to “perceive the whole environment with new eyes and a new consciousness.” Christo,...

 
 
 

WE NEED BRANDS TO BEHAVE LIKE ACTIVISTS

Protests have once again sought to address racial discrimination and criminalization of black citizens. Companies can't be content...

WHY AMAZON'S SUPPORT FOR THE RACIAL INEQUALITY PROTESTS RINGS HOLLOW

Actions speak louder than words, but the world's most valuable company bet on the latter. It had all the trappings of a tastefully...

 
 
 

HOW COVID-19 SHOULD IMPACT PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

When a team is remote, it can be harder to accurately measure activity and results. But that doesn't mean regular feedback is less...

ONE-THIRD OF SMALL INDEPENDENT FARMS COULD GO BANKRUPT IN 2020 DUE TO COVID-19

Close to one-third of small independent farmers could go bankrupt this year as a result of COVID-19 severely limiting their sales,...

 
 
 

WHY THIS CEO SAYS ‘STAYING NIMBLE' IS KEY TO THE SUCCESS OF DIRECT-TO-CONSUMER BUSINESSES

The founder and CEO of Mack Weldon, a company specializing in essential products for men, predicts the most agile and customer-focused...

WATCH SPIKE LEE'S POWERFUL NEW SHORT FILM ABOUT GEORGE FLOYD ON TWITTER

As the nation erupts in protests, Lee reminds us all of the repeating pattern. (Warning: the film contains footage that may be disturbing...

 
 
 



Trump demanded his church photo-op because he didn't like being mocked for...

Trump demanded his church photo-op because he didn't like being mocked for hiding from protests in a bunker, reports say

President Donald Trump was enraged by coverage of him sheltering in a bunker during protests around the White House, according to several reports. In response, the reports... Read more ...

Global stocks jump as analysts say widespread protests in the US will have...

Global stocks jump as analysts say widespread protests in the US will have 'little to no effect' on markets

Global stocks climbed on Tuesday as investors largely ignored mass protests in the US, threats from President Donald Trump to deploy military forces to quash the protests, and... Read more ...

Here's what businesses damaged during civil unrest should know about...

Here's what businesses damaged during civil unrest should know about applying for insurance money - and how those worried about future damage can get for coverage

Small businesses suffered property damage losses amid protests against police brutality and the death of George Floyd. Protests that began peaceful turned destructive... Read more ...

Global stocks jump as analysts say widespread protests in the US will have...

Global stocks jump as analysts say widespread protests in the US will have 'little to no effect' on markets

Global stocks climbed on Tuesday as investors largely ignored mass protests in the US, threats from President Donald Trump to deploy military forces to quash the protests, and... Read more ...

Minneapolis Ranks Near The Bottom For Racial Equality

Minneapolis Ranks Near The Bottom For Racial Equality

The problem goes deeper than police misconduct. (Image credit: Kerem Yucel/AFP via Getty Images) Read more ...

Germany is planning a fresh $112 billion domestic coronavirus stimulus...

Germany is planning a fresh $112 billion domestic coronavirus stimulus package, just days after the EU launched its historic $826 billion plan

Germany could launch a fresh package of stimulus of as much as €100 billion to defend against the coronavirus, Bloomberg reported, just days after the EU proposed a €750... Read more ...

New York City is reportedly voting on a bill that would criminalize the...

New York City is reportedly voting on a bill that would criminalize the NYPD's use of chokeholds during an arrest, as protests for George Floyd rage on

The New York City Council, the city's legislative body, will soon vote on legislation that would criminalize the use of a chokehold by NYPD officers during an arrest, NY1... Read more ...

A Lime investor predicts only 2 or 3 scooter players will win after...

A Lime investor predicts only 2 or 3 scooter players will win after COVID-19, meaning there's going to be a major crunch in Europe

Scooter startups are at a crossroads with COVID-19 and potential capital scarcity forcing an increased focus on sustainability and careful use of cash. In the US, the market... Read more ...

A white supremacist channel on Telegram encouraged followers to incite...

A white supremacist channel on Telegram encouraged followers to incite violence during police brutality protests by 'shooting in a crowd,' according to internal DHS memo

A white supremacist channel on Telegram encouraged its followers to spark violence to start a race war in the aftermath of the police killing of George Floyd, Politico... Read more ...

Air Force's top enlisted leader writes passionate post revealing greatest...

Air Force's top enlisted leader writes passionate post revealing greatest fear is waking up to find a black airman was killed by police

The US Air Force's top enlisted airman wrote an emotional and passionate post on Monday expressing not only his outrage over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in... Read more ...