Burger King outlet makes transgender staff work despite Covid-19 symptoms, blames death on 'hormone injections'
Burger King outlet makes transgender staff work despite Covid-19 symptoms, blames death on 'hormone injections'

Angela Martinez Gomez, from Oaxaca, Mexico, worked her last shift at the restaurant in Santa Monica, California, on June 29. She died last Monday, sparking outrage among co-workers

Naya Rivera death: What happened to 'Glee' actress in Lake Piru, explains Sheriff’s Department diver
Naya Rivera death: What happened to 'Glee' actress in Lake Piru, explains Sheriff’s Department diver

Inglis, who dove during the first 48 hours after Rivera was reported missing, said Lake Piru is not more susceptible to drowning deaths than other lakes

Orange County schools to reopen in August amid pandemic, Angry Internet calls them 'conscienceless ghouls'
Orange County schools to reopen in August amid pandemic, Angry Internet calls them 'conscienceless ghouls'

Students and teachers will be able to attend classes without donning masks or practicing social distancing

Trump slammed for saying Biden presidency would get ‘no ratings’: ‘Boring news sounds awesome’
Trump slammed for saying Biden presidency would get ‘no ratings’: ‘Boring news sounds awesome’

"Trump is more concerned about TV ratings and muzzling public health experts in the middle of a pandemic than the health and well-being of the American people," California Senator Kamala Harris tweeted

Maxine Waters says Trump and his supporters don't want Blacks to 'rise to any level of influence and power'
Maxine Waters says Trump and his supporters don't want Blacks to 'rise to any level of influence and power'

The Congresswoman compared the president's commutation of Roger Stone's 40-month sentence to the case of Kalief Browder - a Black man who committed suicide in 2015 after spending three years in Rikers Island without trial

Naya Rivera could've been 'dragged down by whirlpool', family of girl who drowned in vortex at same spot says
Naya Rivera could've been 'dragged down by whirlpool', family of girl who drowned in vortex at same spot says

At least 8 others have also died in Lake Piru since 1994, including a nine-year-old Denise Arredondo, who was sucked below the surface by a whirlpool

California waitress who kicked Silicon Valley CEO out for racist attack on Asian family gets $40,000 in tips
California waitress who kicked Silicon Valley CEO out for racist attack on Asian family gets $40,000 in tips

Michael Lofthouse was escorted out of the restaurant in Carmel Valley by Gennica Cochran after his verbal abuse

Is Kanye West serious about White House run? Experts say it could just be a PR stunt to get some attention
Is Kanye West serious about White House run? Experts say it could just be a PR stunt to get some attention

The musician's announcement of a 2020 bid elicited Elon Musk's support, but not many are taking him seriously

Robert De Niro-backed Nobu restaurants took more than a dozen PPP loans worth as much as $28 million
Robert De Niro-backed Nobu restaurants took more than a dozen PPP loans worth as much as $28 million

The actor, who is worth an estimated $500 million, is one of Donald Trump's most vocal critics

Tennessee woman who yelled racist slurs and asked homosexuals 'to burn in hell' at BLM protest fired from job
Tennessee woman who yelled racist slurs and asked homosexuals 'to burn in hell' at BLM protest fired from job

Sonya Holt was sacked from the Keith Family Vision Clinic in Johnson City after a video of her yelling 'white lives matter' at protesters went viral

California special education teacher who deliberately coughed three times on 1-year-old Hispanic boy sacked
California special education teacher who deliberately coughed three times on 1-year-old Hispanic boy sacked

The Oak Grove School District confirmed that they had terminated the woman's employment and that the safety of students was their highest priority

Independence Day: Marshmallow fights to lobster racing, here are eight bizarre Fourth of July traditions
Independence Day: Marshmallow fights to lobster racing, here are eight bizarre Fourth of July traditions

While we're are pretty familiar with the barbecues and fireworks, there are hot-dog eating contests, marshmallow fights and lobster racing that some communities follow to celebrate the national holiday

'SoCal Karen' whose racist rants have been filmed multiple times arrested for assaulting a victim in 2019
'SoCal Karen' whose racist rants have been filmed multiple times arrested for assaulting a victim in 2019

Lena Hernandez was charged her with misdemeanor battery for an October 11, 2019 incident wherein she is accused of pushing and striking a victim

Trump is 'the embodiment of white supremacist terrorism,' BLM co-founder slams 'hypocrite' POTUS for hate remark
Trump is 'the embodiment of white supremacist terrorism,' BLM co-founder slams 'hypocrite' POTUS for hate remark

Melina Abullah, founding member of Black Lives Matter Los Angeles was also angry about Trump's retweet of a video of his patrons yelling 'white power'

Fresno varsity students seek removal of Gandhi statue, says he was deeply prejudiced against minorities
Fresno varsity students seek removal of Gandhi statue, says he was deeply prejudiced against minorities

The petition, which has been signed over 5,000 times, highlighted Gandhi's controversial past that involved multiple racist statements

San Francisco police to stop releasing mug shots in a move to dismantle state-sanctioned racist stereotyping
San Francisco police to stop releasing mug shots in a move to dismantle state-sanctioned racist stereotyping

Chief of Police William Scott says new rule helps uphold a fundamental principle of law that 'anyone who was arrested was innocent until proven guilty'

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti branded 'clown' for banning July 4 fireworks due to Covid-19 while backing BLM protests
LA Mayor Eric Garcetti branded 'clown' for banning July 4 fireworks due to Covid-19 while backing BLM protests

The Democratic mayor has been accused of not reining in BLM protesters even while asking people to maintain social distancing and wear masks

LA Karen calls Trader Joe's staff 'Democratic pigs' in viral video as they kick her out for not wearing mask
LA Karen calls Trader Joe's staff 'Democratic pigs' in viral video as they kick her out for not wearing mask

The incident was filmed by several shoppers and has been viewed over 10 million times on social media

Number of wild animals killed on US roads fell by 58% as traffic reduced due to coronavirus lockdown: Study
Number of wild animals killed on US roads fell by 58% as traffic reduced due to coronavirus lockdown: Study

The analysis suggests that due to a reduction in vehicle traffic, fatal collisions with wild animals dropped by 21%, 38% and 44% for California, Idaho and Maine

Three women of color top Joe Biden's list of four possible running mates
Three women of color top Joe Biden's list of four possible running mates

Elizabeth Warren remains the only white candidate while the others are Kamala Harris, Val Demings and Keisha Lance Bottoms

San Diego Starbucks worker who refused to serve ‘Karen’ for not wearing mask rewarded with over $35K in 'tips'
San Diego Starbucks worker who refused to serve ‘Karen’ for not wearing mask rewarded with over $35K in 'tips'

A GoFundMe page was created for the barista, Lenin Gutierrez, after 'Karen' Amber Lynn Gilles shamed him on Facebook complaining that she was not served

Colin Kaepernick plans comeback as multiple NFL teams and 1 head coach 'absolutely interested' in signing him
Colin Kaepernick plans comeback as multiple NFL teams and 1 head coach 'absolutely interested' in signing him

Following his kneeling protests against police brutality, Kaepernick was out in the cold when his contract with San Francisco 49ers was not renewed

Disneyland postpones reopening day amid rising Covid-19 cases, fans ask will Walt Disney World do the same?
Disneyland postpones reopening day amid rising Covid-19 cases, fans ask will Walt Disney World do the same?

Some of Disneyland's lovers got to hear the sad news about the reopening day being pushed for later but patrons of the park are worried about another place as well

Wisconsin senator Tim Carpenter collapses after he was 'kicked' in the head as protests in Madison turn violent
Wisconsin senator Tim Carpenter collapses after he was 'kicked' in the head as protests in Madison turn violent

The senator from Milwaukee was showing his support to the protesters and continued taking photos with them before a group started beating him

What is Parler? Inside the new 'free speech' conservative social media platform looking to take on FB and Twitter
What is Parler? Inside the new 'free speech' conservative social media platform looking to take on FB and Twitter

In the aftermath of pro-Trump meme creator Carpe Donktum's permanent ban from Twitter, it looks like many more of Trump's followers are set to join Parler

Video shows racist California woman deliberately coughing on Hispanic baby twice while standing in store
Video shows racist California woman deliberately coughing on Hispanic baby twice while standing in store

The woman removes her mask at a frozen yogurt shop before coughing on the one-year-old kid who is in his stroller

Conservative leader Matt Schlapp condemns removal of Confederate monuments, warns 'Statues of Jesus are next'
Conservative leader Matt Schlapp condemns removal of Confederate monuments, warns 'Statues of Jesus are next'

Black Lives Matter protesters have defaced and torn down statues honoring Confederate leaders in Virginia, California, Oregon and Alabama

Schwarzenegger calls Trump an 'absolute moron' for refusing to wear a mask and making it a political issue
Schwarzenegger calls Trump an 'absolute moron' for refusing to wear a mask and making it a political issue

The president is yet to respond to Schwarzenegger's jibe, however, he voiced his disapproval of face masks once again on Thursday

Amy Klobuchar quits vice presidential race, tells Joe Biden 'it's time to put a woman of color on that ticket'
Amy Klobuchar quits vice presidential race, tells Joe Biden 'it's time to put a woman of color on that ticket'

The campaign has many colored women shortlisted for vice president, including California Senator and former presidential candidate Kamala Harris

Pilot in Kobe Bryant crash thought he was climbing to 4,000 feet when chopper was plunging towards a hillside
Pilot in Kobe Bryant crash thought he was climbing to 4,000 feet when chopper was plunging towards a hillside

'The confusion reportedly occurs when a pilot becomes disoriented in low visibility while flying an aircraft,' experts stated in 1,700-page report

Husband of California ‘Karen’ who called cops on man stenciling BLM on his own house fired from investment bank
Husband of California ‘Karen’ who called cops on man stenciling BLM on his own house fired from investment bank

The man in question was Robert Larkins, who was sacked by his investment bank, Raymond James, after being identified as the man in the video with Lisa Alexander

Massachusetts homeless veteran missing for a month found dead in stairwell of VA hospital he disappeared from
Massachusetts homeless veteran missing for a month found dead in stairwell of VA hospital he disappeared from

The veteran was last seen at the facility on May 8 and was reported missing on May 13

California 'Karen' who called cops on man stenciling #BLM on his own house 'deeply sorry' for 'racist' actions
California 'Karen' who called cops on man stenciling #BLM on his own house 'deeply sorry' for 'racist' actions

Lisa Alexander said the incident opened her eyes to how her actions were those of 'someone who is not aware of damage caused by being ignorant and naive to racial inequalities'

White California couple seen calling cops on man of color stenciling #BLM on his own house wall in viral video
White California couple seen calling cops on man of color stenciling #BLM on his own house wall in viral video

They asked him questions like 'is this your property?' and lied that they know who lives in the house

Black Lives Matter: 5 African-American authors whose works you should be reading in this historic era
Black Lives Matter: 5 African-American authors whose works you should be reading in this historic era

Reading the works of some of the most noteworthy writers of now and the past would be a great way to enhance your literary knowledge and give a significant insight into the BLM cause

Disneyland reopening plans and Orange County move to relax mask rules spark outrage: 'Privileged d*mba**es'
Disneyland reopening plans and Orange County move to relax mask rules spark outrage: 'Privileged d*mba**es'

'How is Orange County not going to make face masks mandatory and then allow Disney to reopen,' asked a user

Joe Biden's brother avoids paying $1M he owes to car crash victim's family by leaving just $29 in his account
Joe Biden's brother avoids paying $1M he owes to car crash victim's family by leaving just $29 in his account

Frank Biden has been found living a lavish life in Florida and despite earning thousands of dollars from executive positions he's held at firms, he hasn't paid the family as yet

California teacher threatens to kill protester in front of little daughter who sobs 'I'm scared' in viral video
California teacher threatens to kill protester in front of little daughter who sobs 'I'm scared' in viral video

Carrie Maxwell screamed, 'I'll f**king kill you' before she was dragged away from the scene by her husband

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti urges Black Lives Matter protesters to get COVID-19 tests and self-isolate for 14 days
LA Mayor Eric Garcetti urges Black Lives Matter protesters to get COVID-19 tests and self-isolate for 14 days

There could be a considerable rise in cases in the coming days owing to the thousands who have taken to the streets in the past week to protest racial inequality and the killing of George Floyd

Nancy Pelosi demands removal of Confederate statues in Capitol hours after Trump refuses to rename army bases
Nancy Pelosi demands removal of Confederate statues in Capitol hours after Trump refuses to rename army bases

The House speaker wrote to chairs of the Joint Committee on the Library saying the statues are against America's ideals

Disneyland set to reopen in July, move flagged as 'terrible idea' amid second wave of pandemic
Disneyland set to reopen in July, move flagged as 'terrible idea' amid second wave of pandemic

Disney says the Disneyland will reopen with 'enhanced health and safety measures'

Pride Month 2020: A timeline of the legalization of same-sex civil unions in the US
Pride Month 2020: A timeline of the legalization of same-sex civil unions in the US

'They ask for equal dignity in the eyes of the law. The Constitution grants them that right,' the US Supreme Court said while declaring same-sex marriages legal in all 50 US states in 2015

Many Tesla workers test positive for Covid-19 after Elon Musk opened Fremont factory defying lockdown: Reports
Many Tesla workers test positive for Covid-19 after Elon Musk opened Fremont factory defying lockdown: Reports

Reports have cited anonymous employees to allege that workers have been told to stay at home; Tesla is yet to respond to the reports

UCLA professor suspended for refusing 'lenient' assessment of black students amid George Floyd protests
UCLA professor suspended for refusing 'lenient' assessment of black students amid George Floyd protests

The non-black students wrote to Professor Gordon Klein to be lenient to their black peers in the times of trauma but he refused

Pig head on spike left at LAPD station with history of misconduct, police brutality amid George Floyd protests
Pig head on spike left at LAPD station with history of misconduct, police brutality amid George Floyd protests

Rampart Station is still tainted because of a scandal in 1998 that is considered to be one of the most widespread cases of documented police corruption in the US

George Floyd death: Kamala Harris says 'it will not be easy' to get a conviction for Derek Chauvin
George Floyd death: Kamala Harris says 'it will not be easy' to get a conviction for Derek Chauvin

The California senator said the former Minneapolis cop's case is one where 'jurors are inclined to trust police officers'

Cannabis companies helping free inmates doing time for selling or possession despite legalization in many states
Cannabis companies helping free inmates doing time for selling or possession despite legalization in many states

Legalizing and taxing the drug in states such as California and Colorado brought in huge revenues, but it conveniently left out those who were still incarcerated for selling or possessing marijuana

George Floyd protests: Protester Robert Forbes dies after being hit by car, social media rallies to find driver
George Floyd protests: Protester Robert Forbes dies after being hit by car, social media rallies to find driver

On June 6 morning, Forbes succumbed to his injuries according to a statement by Robert Lewis, his nephew, who believes Forbes was hit intentionally by the driver

California man who teaches police recruits about bias shot in groin with riot gun during protest
California man who teaches police recruits about bias shot in groin with riot gun during protest

Derrick Sanderlin, who has known the San Jose police chief and worked with him for three years, is now questioning if the department has made any progress

Pride Month 2020: How Mayor George Moscone paved the way for representation and inclusivity in San Francisco
Pride Month 2020: How Mayor George Moscone paved the way for representation and inclusivity in San Francisco

Moscone was a pivotal figure in the city of San Francisco becoming more inclusive, setting a model for other states to follow

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