Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio, who’s 36, has been arrested on destruction of property charges by Metropolitan Police, the New York Times reports. He was also hit with additional charges for being in “Possession of High Capacity Feeding Device,” according to USA Today. News of Tarrio’s arrest comes on the heels of the far-right group being sued by Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal.
During Tuesday night’s presidential debate, President Donald Trump was asked to publicly denounce militia groups and white supremacists, many of whom are his staunch supporters. But Trump danced around the question and then suggested left-wing organizations posed a bigger threat to the country. But the most unsettling portion of his answer was when he directed the neo-fascist organization Proud Boys to “stand by.” Continue reading Trump Tells ‘Proud Boys’ to ‘Stand By’ When Asked to Condemn White Supremacists During Debate
Several dozen Black former McDonald’s franchisees have filed a lawsuit against the fast-food giant for discrimination and claiming the company denied them “equal opportunity to economic success” compared to white franchisees. Continue reading 52 Black Former Franchise Owners File Discrimination Lawsuit Against McDonald’s
Mike Henry is exiting his decades-long role as Cleveland Brown, a fan-favorite character on the hit animated series Family Guy. Continue reading ‘Family Guy’ Star Mike Henry Quits Cleveland Brown Role: ‘Persons of Color Should Play Characters of Color’
Today, as demonstrators continue to fight for justice for Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and a growing list of others, the country is getting ready to celebrate the 155th anniversary of a milestone in the liberation of Black people by way of America’s other holiday: Juneteenth. Continue reading Juneteenth: The 155-Year History of America’s Other Holiday
Quaker Oats is retiring the more than 130-year-old Aunt Jemima brand and logo, acknowledging its origins are based on a racial stereotype.