Firefighter Fired Over Gift He Brought In For Engine, Co-Workers Say It Was Racist
When new firefighters are slated to start at the Detroit Fire Department, it is a tradition for them to give their team a gift. But when the new firefighter Robert Pattison, 41, gave his coworkers a gift as a gesture of goodwill. But instead, Pattison used the opportunity to give the predominantly black fire department...
The quick thinking of a little girl is what saved her and her sisters from being abducted right from the front yard of their Manchester home. The girls, Sade, age 8, Roxie, age 6 and Ameya, age 2, were playing in the front yard of their home when the terrifying incident occurred. [see_also] Doughnuts were...
Trump Makes Announcement, Rolls Back Decision By Obama Administration; Leaves Him Devastated
With the recent change of presidents, there have been a lot of updates to the policies that were in effect prior to this year, when Obama was leading the administration. It seems like every day we are learning about a new change. The latest one involves the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). [see_also] Head of the Environmental...
We all have music that reminds us of a different time and place. Perhaps it is a song from childhood that we listened to on repeat until we broke the record or wore out the cassette. But sometimes we listen to a song from another time entirely and it has the power to transport us...
Worker Claims Manager Asked Her To Cut Her Hair Or Be Fired, Says It Was Based On Racism
A White Plains, NY Banana Republic manager found himself out of a job when he told one of his employees that her braids were not appropriate. [see_also] The company fired the manager after he told 19-year-old Destiny Thompkins that her hair braids violated the company dress code. Thompkins, who has been working there about a month,...
Every year about 135,000 children are adopted in the United States every year. And while that is a significant number, there are still a lot of children out there who are still looking for a family. While some adoptions are stepparent adoptions, of those that aren’t, almost 60 percent come from the foster system. About...