Starbucks took swift action and scheduled racial bias training for employees after an alleged racial discrimination incident led to the arrest of two black men at a store in Philadelphia. But this looks more like a PR strategy than a long-term change in policy.
Filmmaker and KU professor Kevin Willmott says President Donald Trump cleared the way for the re-emergence of hate groups. Willmott's new film, "BlacKkKlansman" opens next month on the one-year anniversary of the Charlottesville protests.
Kameron Gines allegedly fatally shot 27-year-old Brent Copeland three times at close range after an altercation at a Kansas City gas station. Gines’ family believes he acted in self defense. Prosecutors charged him with second-degree murder.
I suggest that Kansas Citians contact Sens. Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill and Rep. Emanuel Cleaver and request they get a bill on the House and Senate floors to make any school shooting a federal crime.
What if the harassment allegations against Ronnie Burt aren’t true? Visit KC has paid $250,000 to settle discrimination claims, but Burt, the outgoing CEO, denied wrongdoing in his first public comments.