Spike Lee (Malcolm X, Inside Man, Do the Right Thing) interviews democratic nominee Bernie Sanders. Both filmmaker and politician are Brooklyn born, and together they talk about why Brooklyn, and all of New York City made them into the influencers they are today. Who are you voting for?
Mayor Emanuel, City Council Approve Ordinance to Increase Minimum Wage in Chicago
Mayor Emanuel, City Council approve ordinance to increase minimum wage in Chicago to $13 by 2019. Sun-Times reporter, Fran Spielman questions Rahm Emanuel and Alderman Patrick O'Connor on the minimum wage ordinance.
Democratic Donors Urge Joe Biden to Challenge Hillary Clinton
A group of prominent Democratic Party fundraisers on Friday began circulating a letter to encourage a hesitant Vice President Joe Biden to enter the 2016 race for U.S. president. The donors wrote in the letter, "We write today to publicly announce our support for Vice President Biden, to urge him to join the Presidential race, and to pledge our support if he does.
Redskins Trademarks Canceled By U.S. Patent Office
The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board canceled six trademark registrations owned by the Washington NFL club today, ruling that the term "Redskins" was disparaging to "a substantial composite" of American Indians when the marks were granted between 1967 and 1990. The team can appeal and retain its federal trademark rights in the meantime. And even if the club loses on appeal, it can continue to use the name, but without federal trademark protection, others could potentially use the team's name...