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Clinton Tucker is suing Benjamin Moore for mockingly naming Brown paint colors after him. www.blacklikemoi.com

Black Man Sues Paint Company For Naming Brown Hues After Him

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  Reported by Kacie Whaley A New Jersey paint company, Benjamin Moore & Co., is being sued on the basis of racial discrimination claims made by a man who was fired by the company in March 2014. Clinton Tucker, a 34-year-old gay, black man who managed Benjamin Moore’s online store, believes that the paint company mockingly named two of their paint colors after him, treated him unfairly compared to his…

Obama Laughs Off Republican Threαt to Sue Him

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President Obama mocked a threαt by House Speaker John Boehner to sue him for signing new executive orders. “They don’t do anything except block me and call me names,” Obama said during a speech in Minnesota on Friday. Obama is facing a potential lawsuit from Republicans over a claim that he is overstepping his executive authority. The president is on the campaign trail to support congressional Democrats since polls indicate…

Trolley driver said black men stabbed and shot him, but he was lying

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Reported by Liku Zelleke Dayton Police Chief Richard Biehl has said that an RTA bus driver who claimed that three black teenagers shot and stabbed him is lying. Biehl said that key elements of Rickey Wagner’s story could not have occurred as he had described them, leading to a deeper investigation into the situation. On a release on the Dayton Regional Transportation Authority’s website, RTA Executive Director Mark Donaghy said…

Former Elmo Puppeteer Kevin Clashs Sexual Molestation Case Dismissed. www.blacklikemoi.com

Former Elmo Puppeteer’s Sëxual Abuse Case Dismissed by NY Judge

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Reported by Kacie Whaley Kevin Clash, the actor who played lovable, red monster Elmo on the beloved children’s program “Sesame Street,” is off the hook from accusations of child sëx abuse. On Thursday, U.S. District Judge Christopher Conner of Philadelphia dismissed the 53-year-old’s case on the basis that the lawsuit had not been filed before the statue of limitations expired, according to Reuters. The lawsuit was filed last year by…

Why Do Prisoners at Guantanamo Have Air Conditioning but Not U.S. Inmates?

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Suspected terrοrists at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba are housed inside a facility that is air conditioned. In a Texas prison, however, there is no air conditioning and several prisoners have dιed due to heat related ailments. Texas inmates have filed a lawsuit over the lack of air conditioning in their facility, which has led to the deαths of 12 prisoners over the past three years, CNN reports. The Texas Civil Rights…

Part of George Zimmerman’s Lawsuit Against NBC Thrown Out

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A judge tossed part of George Zimmerman’s libel lawsuit against NBC on Thursday morning. WESH-TV reports that Judge Debra Nelson threw out an allegation pertaining to one of five NBC broadcasts about Zimmerman. In tossing one allegation, the judge pointed to a technicality. The Orlando Sentinel reports: The judge this morning threw out the claim that NBC and employee Jeff Burnside defamed Zimmerman in a March 19, 2012, broadcast. Zimmerman…

NBC Universal is asking a judge to dismiss George Zimmermans lawsuit against them. www.blacklikemoi.com

NBC Universal Asks Judge to Dismiss Lawsuit Filed By George Zimmerman For Altering His Call to 911

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Reported by Nigel Boys NBC Universal, who is being sued by George Zimmerman because he believes that they put his life in danger by doctoring his 911 call to the police on the fateful night he shot and killed Trayvon Martin, is asking the judge to dismiss the case completely. The case had been put on hold until after the verdict for the controversial case, but after Zimmerman was acquitted of…

Black Man Allegedly Had His Car Seized Because His Wife is Biracial

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A black man driving a Lincoln Town Car alleges that he and his wife’s vehicle was illegally seized after investigators mistook him for an illegal cabbie. Dan Keys Jr., 66, says he was only dropping his wife Symone Palermo, 53, at work when he was stopped by investigators who believed she was a cab passenger. The couple has filed a $3 million dollar lawsuit claiming that authorities racially profiled the…

Black Grandmom Falsely Accused of Shoplifting Wins $105,000 From H&M

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A 59 year old African-American woman was awarded $105,000 by an Oregon jury after being falsely accused of shoplifting at an H&M store. In 2011 Brenda Moaning was followed by a video camera then taken to a back room by loss prevention officers after she visited an H&M store at Clackamas Town Center in Oregon. Moaning says that although she had all receipts for the items in her bag,  she…

Idaho Agency Not Helping Enough White People, Lawsuit Alleges

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The Idaho Council on Governments is suing the Idaho Commission on Aging, claiming that the agency discriminates against white people when distributing federal dollars. The lawsuit claims that the formula used by the Idaho Commission on Aging to allocate money for seniors excludes whites from consideration. “Defendant’s actions are racially discriminatory, arbitrary, capricious, constitute an abυse of discretion and fail to meet statutory, procedural and constitutional requirements,” reads the lawsuit,…

Family of Deαd Disabled Man Receive $11 Million Dollar Medical Bill

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After the family of a disabled man filed a wrongful deαth lawsuit against the state institution that was caring for him at the time of his passing, they received an $11 million dollar medical bill in the mail. Rasheen Rose, 33, died two years ago at a state institution in Queens, New York and his family have since filed a lawsuit accusing the staff of being responsible for his deαth….

NYPD Keeps raiding woman’s house looking for her dead husband

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Reported BY Liku Zelleke If anything, you should admire the tenacity of the NYPD; Karen Jordan knows it firsthand. So far, the police officers have barged into her house, at least 12 times, looking for her husband. So far, it’s all been in vain. Because, what they don’t seem to accept or understand is that the poor guy has been dead for over 8 years. James Jordan Sr. passed away…

American Idol Is Being Sued For Racism

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert Jermaine Jones and 10 other former black American Idol contestants are in a racial discrimination lawsuit. Jones is citing his disqualification from season 11 for having outstanding warrants in New Jersey, www.theroot.com reports. “I was and continue to be appreciative of the opportunity to perform as a Top 10 contestant during Season 11 of ‘American Idol,’ which was once considered the world’s biggest stage for up-and-coming recording…

B Scott Is Pushing The Lawsuit Against BET

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Transgender video blogger and TV personality B. Scott filed a lawsuit last year against BET and Viacom.  According to Madame Noire, Scott claims that he faced discrimination from the networks when they advised him to dress more “masculine” at the 2013 BET Awards. B. Scott identifies as a non-conforming individual with a fluid way of expressing his gender.  Apparently, a pair of heels and a loose pantsuit was considered too…

Nicki Minaj Sued For $30M By Former Stylist

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By Lechette Walker Nicki Minaj’s former stylist, Terrence Davidson, has filed a lawsuit accusing rapper Minaj of stealing his wig designs. The intrinsically colorful wig designs that contributed to the unique success of Minaj, is a direct result of Davidson influence on her wig choices, according to her former stylist. Patti LaBelle and Jennifer Hudson are some of the celebrity clients that Davidson has worked for in the past. He…