Video of immigration agents stopping and questioning Black jogger sparks backlash, calls for investigation

Apreala videotaped some of the exchange, which was posted by a woman on Facebook, and later rocketed across the Internet.

The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts announced it was representing Apreala and investigating the encounter.

“This incident raises serious constitutional questions and is disturbing on a human level,” attorney

Microsoft says the Department of Labor has asked it to prove its goal to double Black leaders within the company doesn’t violate US employment laws against discrimination



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  • Microsoft in June said it plans to double the number of Black and African American leaders within the company by 2025.
  • The company disclosed on Tuesday that it received a letter from the Department of Labor stating that the goal “appears to imply

5 Ways to Help Black Farmers

On a crisp, sunny Sunday morning, Tope Fajinbesi and her husband, Niyi Balogun, do steady business at their produce stand in the District of Columbia, selling green beans, sweet potato greens, encore lettuce, sage, mint leaf basil and tomatoes.

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The couple grow their produce in Brookeville, Maryland, about

Black Lives Matter mask policies at work raise legal questions

  • Workers at chains including Whataburger, Ralphs, and Whole Foods are fighting for their right to wear Black Lives Matter masks and other gear on the job. 
  • Employers have the right to create dress codes that prevent workers from wearing clothing with any sort of messaging, according to employment and discrimination