LGBT+ rights, anti-racism, and mental health activist Alexander Leon’s Twitter thread went viral when he shared some words of wisdom with the internet. He struck a chord with many people when he addressed the topic of queer people creating a defense mechanism to protect themselves from being judged by society.
A South Carolina restaurant is getting review bombed after its owner received a 10-year sentence for enslaving and torturing an intellectually disabled Black man for 23 years. Bobby Paul Edwards, 54, of Conway, South Carolina, pleaded guilty to one count of forced labor in June 2018. Chris Smith started working at the restaurant, which has
A Somali American DoorDash driver who was attacked during a delivery in October is reportedly working with a civil rights organization to pursue hate crime charges against his attacker. Haarun Galbayte, 49, was making a food delivery to a home in Shorewood, Minnesota, on Oct. 27, when he was attacked
Researchers say an algorithm used to guide health care decisions for 70 million people offered less care to Black patients. The discovery was made after close to 50,000 patient records were examined from a “large academic hospital,” where software that relies on the algorithm is utilized. The software is designed to
Two elderly women were kicked out of a Florida Burger King after telling the manager to “go back to Mexico” when they heard him speaking Spanish on Saturday. Neyzha Borrero captured the exchange on video and posted it to Facebook, where it quickly went viral. This just happened right in front of
You might remember a post on Twitchy Wednesday in which Houston Chronicle columnist Erica Grieder just kept digging and digging and digging trying to make it true that it was conservatives who’d made Chick-fil-A an issue everywhere, completely ignoring the fact that the whole national kerfuffle started with a liberal boycott