American Muslim Community Raising Money to Rebuild Burned Churches

American Muslim Community Raising Money to Rebuild Burned Churches On June 17th a lone gunman entered a traditionally black church and shot 9 parishioners in cold blood. In the next several days eight black churches were burned. It is unknown if these burnings are related, and authorities have not labelled any of these crimes as…

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Man Removes Confederate Flag Off the Back of Truck During Traffic

Man Removes Confederate Flag Off the Back of Truck During Traffic Few things have sparked as much debate as the controversy over the Confederate flag, this controversy has been stirring for many years, it did not start last month, as many believe, it became a big deal first in 1962, more than 50 years ago.…

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Google Photos Mistakenly Labels Black People As Gorillas

Programming a computer program to recognize faces and places is tricky, it can come up with some errors that are funny, ridiculous, or just plain rude.  You may have posted a picture and have it identify your mother, for example, which can be funny and a little sad, but for Brooklyn resident Jacky Alcine, Google's…

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The Women’s World Cup is Ours!

The USA women's soccer team has taken the World Cup, for the third time in history, the first team to do so. Over 50,000 fans were watching at the stadium as they played Japan, a sellout crowd that included Vice-President Joe Biden. The internet has exploded in congratulations and excitement for these amazing athletes for…

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Obama to Expand Overtime Pay to Nearly 5 Million Workers

Overtime pay is paying a salary of 1.5 times more whenever a worker works more than 40 hours per week, this law was created to protect the American worker. Until now, the limits set by the administration under George W. Bush, were that overtime was only paid to salaried workers who were paid less than…

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Autopsy of Freddie Gray Leaked to Media

The state medical examiner's office has changed the cause of death for Freddie Gray from accident to homicide, following the autopsy report which shows Gray died of a single high-energy injury, probably caused by sudden slowing of the police van he was riding in, according to the report obtained by the Baltimore Sun. Homicide is…

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