SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Portland law firm has filed five lawsuits alleging racial profiling in area businesses. Filed between June 1 and June 21, the suits largely feature complaints of employees.. Seattle Times
Joe Jackson, the family patriarch of the musical Jackson family, has been hospitalized. The SF Gate revealed Jackson is being treated for cancer. The news was first reported by The Wrap. It is unclear..
San Francisco gets its first female black mayor after a knife-edge election, with the African American population in decline in the famously liberal Californian city. SBS Also reported by •Sydney Morning Herald •The Age •Brisbane Times
Meghan's African-American roots infused the occasion in a way which no diversity campaigner would have dared to dream about, and it worked. Brisbane Times Also reported by •Sydney Morning Herald •The Age