Activists Urge Lawmakers to End Amazon Ring Partnerships With Police
More than 30 organizations published a joint letter that details how the app threatens civil liberties and puts people of color at disproportionate risk.
Amazon Film Fest Wants to Give a Director of Color $25K
The Amazon Film Festival seeks to highlight the work of artists pushed to the margins.
Activists Demand Amazon Stop Selling White Supremacist Merchandise
The actions come on the heels of a report released this month that says the Seattle-based company’s “inadequate and poorly enforced policies” have made the sale of these items on its website possible.
Reject Racism Campaign Pressures Tech Giants to Skip North Carolina
“One way Amazon and Apple can demonstrate a real commitment to espoused values of diversity is by making it clear that they won’t move their headquarters to a state that is rapidly sliding backward on racial oppression and voting rights.”
The Roots Partner with Amazon for Two Children's Shows
One of the series, the animated “South Street Sounds,” follows three friends who form a band in a neighborhood saturated by music—similar to The Roots’ own origin on Philadelphia’s South Street.
Barry Jenkins to Adapt Colson Whitehead's 'The Underground Railroad' for Amazon
Whitehead’s 2016 novel envisions the Underground Railroad as an actual subterranean rail network.
Mississippi Considers Flag Change, New Mexico Cops to Face Charges, Clinton Ahead
Some of Tuesday’s big stories
Solar Eclipse, Amazon Drones, 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' Crank Call to C-SPAN
Some of Friday’s big stories
Kanye West Sues Amazon Over 'Coinye West' Currency
It’s all about the electronic benjamins, baby.
Harlem's Hue-Man Hopes the Past Is Prologue for Black Booksellers
One of the nation’s most well-known black bookstores is closing its doors. But it’s also trying to write a story that features more than the usual Amazon-killed-us narrative.
Fans of Oldest Black Bookstore Fight Amazon With Google Tool
Worried about last minute holiday shopping? Supporters of Marcus Books have developed a new tool to help folks get off their computers and shop in person.
Nation's Oldest Black-Owned Bookstore Takes on Amazon's Price Check App
The grandaughter of the partners that opened the nation’s oldest independent African-American owned bookstore says a recent Amazon.com promotion took competition a little too far.