New Black Lives Matter tax documents show foundation is tightening its belt, has $30M in assets
A national Black Lives Matter nonprofit, whose philanthropic fortunes grew almost overnight during historic racial justice protests three years ago, raised just over $9 million in its last fiscal year, new IRS tax filings show.
Walmart boosts outlook after a strong first quarter and rising online sales
Walmart reported fiscal first quarter profits and sales that beat Wall Street estimates as the nation’s largest retailer keeps drawing budget conscious consumers to its aisles looking for food and other items in a challenging economic environment.
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, set to receive Ms. Foundation's Woman of Vision Award
Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, will be in New York Tuesday night, along with Black Voters Matter co-founder LaTosha Brown, to receive the Ms. Foundation’s Women of Vision Award, as the nation’s oldest women’s foundation marks its 50th anniversary.
Striking Hollywood writers vow not to picket Tony Awards, opening the door to some kind of show
Striking members of the Writers Guild of America have said they will not picket next month’s Tony Award telecast, clearing a thorny issue facing show organizers and opening the door for some sort of Broadway razzle-dazzle.
A year after Buffalo supermarket massacre, city's Black youth still shaken
As Buffalo, New York, marks one year since a racist massacre at a supermarket, many young Black people in the city are grappling with a shaken sense of personal security and complicated feelings about how their community was targeted.
Barbara Kingsolver, Hernan Diaz share fiction Pulitzer Prize
The Pulitzer Prize for fiction was awarded Monday to two class-conscious novels: “Demon Copperhead,” Barbara Kingsolver’s modern recasting of the Dickens classic “David Copperfield,” and Hernan Diaz’s “Trust,” an innovative narrative of wealth and deceit set in 1920s New York.
NY jury will have wide latitude to decide civil Trump claims
The jury hearing a columnist's claims that she was raped by Donald Trump in the 1990s is likely to have wide latitude in deciding the merits of the civil allegations against the former president when it begins deliberations as early as Tuesday.
Global Citizen NOW summit yields commitments, big and small
This year’s Global Citizen NOW conference was packed with calls to action and urgent requests for involvement because climate change, the COVID-19 pandemic, the war in Ukraine and a global debt crisis have erased decades of progress, pushing hundreds of millions of people back into extreme poverty.
Ed Sheeran, on guitar, gets musical with a New York jury
British singer Ed Sheeran sang a few lyrics from one of his songs and played a few chords on a guitar for a New York jury, hoping to hit the right notes with a jury deciding whether the song violates the copyrights of Marvin Gaye's soul classic “Let's Get It On.”.
Trump might use trial docs to scorch witnesses, DA says
New York prosecutors are seeking to bar Donald Trump from using evidence from his criminal case to attack witnesses, citing what they say is the former president's history of making “harassing, embarrassing, and threatening statements” about people he’s tangled with in legal disputes.
First Republic Bank stock plunges as depositors flee
First Republic Bank’s stock plunged Tuesday after it said depositors withdrew more than $100 billion during last month’s crisis, with fears swirling that it could be the third bank to fail after the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank.