Chipotle Is Rethinking Controversial Decision to Fire Manager ‘For Telling Black Customers to Pay Before Ordering Food’ After Tweets Show ‘Victims’ Boasting About ‘Dining and Dashing’

Chipotle is reconsidering its controversial decision to fire one of its restaurant managers for telling a group of black customers they had to prove they could pay before ordering, after a series of tweets emerged showing the alleged victims boasting about 'dining and dashing'. Masaud Ali, 21, claimed he'd been a target of racism after... Continue Reading →


Chipotle Manager Is Fired After Telling African American Customers They Must Pay Before Ordering Their Food ‘Because You Never Have Money When You Come in Here’ A Chipotle manager has been fired after she was filmed telling customers that they had to pay before being served. The video, which was posted to Twitter on Friday morning, features a group of young black men who are told they cannot order until they prove they have money to pay. In the video, the manager... Continue Reading →

WATCH: In Final Episode of His 3-Part Docu-series, “Shut Up and Dribble,” Airing Tonight, LeBron James Reflects on Trayvon Martin’s Death: ‘I Thought About My Sons’

LeBron James couldn't help but think about his own boys after Trayvon Martin's death ... saying he realized that could've been one of his kids who was killed. TMZ Sports has a first look at the final episode (airing Saturday at 9 PM) of his 3-part docu-series, "Shut Up and Dribble" ... which focuses on the impact NBA players... Continue Reading →

WATCH: Former First Lady Michelle Obama and Her Mother Marian Robinson Talk Adjusting to Life at the White House and After It in Interview for ‘CBS This Morning’ with Gayle King Michelle Obama says it was never easy being the wife of a driven politician. The demands of campaigning and politics strained their marriage, and they sought help in couples' therapy. In their first national TV interview together, Gayle King also spoke with Marian Robinson, Obama’s mother, about her eight years in the White House.... Continue Reading →

What’s Going On? White Kansas Official Tells Black City Planner he Belongs to ‘the Master Race’ Before Commenting On Gap in her Teeth

A white county commissioner in northeast Kansas who told a black city planner that he belongs to "the master race" as he rejected her proposed development plan is coming under pressure from fellow commissioners to resign. Leavenworth County Commissioner Louis Klemp cited the master race — the Nazi ideology of Aryan supremacy — at a... Continue Reading →

Channing Dungey, First African-American Named President of Major TV Network, Steps Down from ABC

Channing Dungey, the first African American to lead a U.S. broadcast network, has departed her role as president, ABC Entertainment. Karey Burke, head of original programming for cable channel Freeform, has been tapped to replace her. Dungey’s departure comes as corporate parent Disney prepares for a massive overhaul of its television business units tied to... Continue Reading →

WATCH: Sen. Kamala Harris Compares ICE to KKK

Sen. Kamala Harris compared ICE, the federal deportation agency, to the Ku Klux Klan Thursday, drawing a fierce retort from the agency’s acting director who said there is no equivalence between patriotic officers enforcing the law, and a racist mob bent on violence and intimidation. The exchange came as Ronald D. Vitiello, the acting director... Continue Reading →

Kim Porter, Former Model, Actress Ex-Girlfriend of Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs and Mother of His Kids, Found Dead at 47

Model and actress Kim Porter, who dated rapper Diddy for 13 years and is the mother of three of his kids, died on Thursday at her Toluca Lake, Calif., home, a source close to Porter confirmed to Variety. TMZ, which first reported the news, said Porter went into cardiac arrest on Thursday at noon after suffering from pneumonia for several weeks, though her official... Continue Reading →

Jemel Roberson, Black ‘Hero’ Security Guard Killed by Police in Chicago After Taking Down An Active Shooter, Was Working Extra Shifts to Buy Christmas and Birthday Gifts for his Son

Jemel Roberson couldn't wait for his son's first Christmas. With a 9-month-old boy and another baby on the way, the 26-year-old security guard was working extra shifts to buy gifts for his son and his child's mother, family attorney Lee Merritt said. During one of his shifts last weekend, a gunman started shooting up Manny's... Continue Reading →

Los Angeles Church Hosts 8th Annual Black College Summit

The 8th Annual Black College Summit paired close to 400 eager high school, community college, and four-year college students with school representatives from numerous Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), at Holman UM Church on Thursday, November 8. The goal was to connect community college and high school students with HBCU recruiters providing on-site acceptance,... Continue Reading →

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