Two countries issued travel warnings to their Citizens about the US, following two mass shootings that killed 31 people. Both Uruguay and Venezuela warned their residents about violence in the United States Monday. Uruguays Office of Foreign Ministry, issued an advisory stating that citizens should, “take precaution amid the growing in discriminatory violence, specifically hate crimes including racism and discrimination,” when traveling to the United … Continue reading 2 Countries issue Travel Warning for US
Lawmakers spent most of Tuesday hashing out whether to condemn President Donald Trump’s racist comment that four congresswomen of color should “go back” to their ancestral countries, but a federal agency has already made the decision for them. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has written specific rules that protect people, mostly immigrants, against employment discrimination on the basis of their national origin. The … Continue reading “Go Back To Where You Came From” now considered Discrimination
Meet the woman revolutionizing our community on several wavelengths. Change Agent. Builder. Organizer. These are words that automatically come to mind when I think of Niecee X. I had the pleasure of chatting with her recently regarding the amazing, life changing work she is doing in the community and I knew I had to introduce her to the Black Space Family. Well, Black Space Family, … Continue reading Meet Niecee X, the Black Woman Revolutionizing Safe Spaces for the Black LGBTQ Community.
Michael Paul Adams, had reportedly been released from prison for 48 hours when he saw 17-year-old Elijah Al-Amin at a Peoria, Ariz., K-gas station. The 27-year-old, who has a lengthy criminal history, slit the teen’s neck with a pocket knife. His excuse–he was listening to rap music, and he feared for his life. Court records indicate Adams told local law enforcement he felt threatened by … Continue reading Black teen stabbed to death–for simply listening to music.
It’s 2019, and apparently Spirit Airlines, thinks we are still in the Jim Crow Era 🙄. Tiarra Tiarra (unsure of her last name), a paying customer boarding Spirit airlines was asked if she could move, due to a white passenger not wanting to sit beside her. “I had to ask someone to switch seats with me because she didn’t want to sit by a Black … Continue reading It’s 2019, and Black passengers are being asked to move to the back of the plane?
Everyone should be able to rub their feet in the sandy beaches of lake Minnetonka, pop a bottle and enjoy the breezes of the Caribbean, visit family and distant acquaintances and “tootsie roll” in Aruba if we damn well please. Unfortunately, leisure travel amongst melanated peoples is rare. Being in hospitality for ten plus years and having conversations with drunken guests of all ilks who … Continue reading Traveling While Black Isn’t for Leisure
Boosie has called for action against American Airlines, after missing his flight due to what he says was racial discrimination. In a lengthy rant on Instagram, Boosie explains the ordeal after trying to board the plane with his children. To view his original post click here. Boosie warns, “DO NOT RIDE AMERICAN AIRLINES Because u will not get to your destination on time n the … Continue reading Boosie calls for action against American Airlines due to Racial Discrimination
Oregon moved to crack down on racially motivated 911 calls on Monday, responding to a series of publicized incidents across the country where predominantly white civilians called the police on black people going about everyday activities like napping or barbecuing. Victims of those police calls would be able to sue the caller for up to $250, under a measure overwhelmingly approved by the state Senate. … Continue reading Oregon is Moving Closer to Punishing Racist 911 Callers