Maya Angelou becomes first Black woman to appear on a US quarter
Maya Angelou has become the first Black woman ever to appear on a US quarter, after a coin featuring the late poet and activist's image went into circulation on Monday.
LAPD captain whose home was raided is latest to sue city over gun store scandal
A high-ranking Los Angeles police captain has sued the city of L.A. and the nonprofit gun store that operates out of its police academy, alleging he was unjustly "swept up" in an embarrassing gun theft scandal due to their collective negligence and malfeasance.
Schumer Says Senate Could Vote on Filibuster Changes Later This Month
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) has promised to set up a vote on changing the filibuster later this month if Republicans in the Senate continue to block voting rights legislation.
Airbnb hides guest names from hosts to fight racial bias - but only in Oregon
Airbnb is limiting the way guest profiles are displayed on its platform to guard against racial discrimination by its hosts - but only in Oregon.
Airbnb blocks Oregon hosts from seeing guests' names in push against racial bias
Airbnb rental hosts in the state of Oregon will no longer be able to see guests' names before approving their bookings, according to a new plan announced by the company.
Sharon schools to pay former superintendent $750,000 for discrimination claim
SHARON, Mass. (AP) - A former Massachusetts superintendent will receive $750,000 to settle racial discrimination allegations that a suburban Boston public school committee retaliated against her by voting not to renew her contract just days after she complained of racial discrimination.