Amazon has announced that it’s currently developing an alt-history series entitled “Black America,” where reparations was a reality.
Amazon’s world takeover continues to move forward as the company recently bid to acquire Whole Foods and continues its plans to use drones for deliveries. With this kind of advancement, it’s not surprising to learn the corporation is looking to get more property. However, complaints have arisen about where it’s chosen to develop one of them.
Rolling Out reports that residents of an historic Black neighborhood in Virginia are being forced off of their land so Amazon can build 100-foot high power lines to support a data center.
Following the epic success of Moonlight both in the box office and on the awards circuit. The biggest question would be what’s next for those involved? Director Barry Jenkins in particular?
If you needed some extra motivation to finish that manuscript that’s gone untouched for far too long, here you go.
An 8-year-old is now a best-selling author for writing a book about dealing with annoying little brothers.
Rep. John Lewis is the latest target of President-elect Trump’s Twitter wrath after calling out his legitimacy as commander-in-chief. Now that the dust has settled, it looks like Lewis’ legacy as a Civil Rights icon is still firmly in place, if not stronger, following his public scuffle with America’s next president.
The Fraternal Order of Police is the largest police union in the United States. As a result, when its president, Chuck Canterbury, writes an open letter to one of the biggest retailers in the world, it’s going to have results.
Knowing this, Canterbury wrote a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, urging him to remove any trace of Black Lives Matter-related apparel from its online website. He specifically asked for the removal of items with the slogans “BULLETPROOF,” “Black Lives Matter” and “the urban myth of ‘Hands up, don’t shoot'”.
Instant product delivery is seemingly the last service online retailers need to provide to conquer their brick-and-mortar competitors. Amazon’s same-day delivery option hopes to lead the charge. But a report from Bloomberg raises concerns about many of Amazon’s black customers being excluded from the service.