The NFL Today on CBS opened their Sunday coverage with the Richie Incognito-Jonathan Martin story. Shannon Sharpe spoke passionately about the culture of the locker room and the use of racial epithets.
UGA students, faculty protest racist Facebook posts
University of Georgia students and faculty protest racist Facebook posts. About 100 students and faculty members, many of them carrying signs, attended the silent protest in front of the administrative office.
Bob Dylan Investigated in France for Racist Comments
Bob Dylan is under investigation in France after a Croatian community organization alleged comments he made to Rolling Stone magazine last year amounted to incitement of racial hatred. In the magazine's September issue, the singer said racism was holding America back. Saying quote: "If you got a slave master or (Ku Klux) Klan in your blood, blacks can sense that." Adding quote: "That stuff lingers to this day. Just like Jews can sense Nazi blood and the Serbs can sense Croatian blood."
Spelman College, a historically black liberal arts college for women in Atlanta, has garnered attention for dropping intercollegiate sports and refocusing towards science, technology, engineering and math. Gwen Ifill talks to President Beverly Daniel Tatum, who was honored with an award by the Carnegie Corporation.
After a blind man was miraculously rescued after fainting onto subway tracks in Harlem, many were shocked to learn that he would have to give his heroic guide dog up for adoption because insurance would soon no longer pay for the dogs care. But, the outpouring of kindness from strangers will ensure the man gets to keep his beloved companion.
We all know that on New Year's Eve, a giant crystal ball gets dropped in Times Square. But across the country, there are a lot of different traditions. From a block of cheese, to a possum? Yes, some strange things get dropped at midnight.