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Black families will need 228 years to attain wealth of white families today, shocking new study finds

Black family needs 229 years to catch up to whitesThe racial wealth gap is so wide it would take black families over two centuries to catch up to white families, a jaw-dropping new study found.

Unless public policy intervenes, black households wouldn’t amass the wealth of today's white households for another 228 years, according to research from the Corporation for Enterprise Development and the Institute for Policy Studies.


Delta Airlines delays spill into second day after computer outage

Delta outages continueMany Delta Airlines flights will be canceled or delayed for a second day as the company's computer system problems continue to be worked out.

On Monday the airline lifted the ground stop with a limited number of departures, but warned customers of "large-scale cancellations." The company also issued travel waiver for customers.


Police will be required to report officer-involved deaths under new US system

Police shootings to be reporterPolice departments will be required to give the US justice department full details of deadly incidents involving their officers each quarter, under a new government system for counting killings by police that was influenced by the Guardian.

Announcing a new program for documenting all “arrest-related deaths”, federal officials said they would actively work to confirm fatal cases seen in media reports and other open sources rather than wait for departments to report them voluntarily.


Sexual predators left off list of banned gymnastics coaches

USA gymnast leaves predator coaches off banned listUSA Gymnastics touts a list of coaches it has banned as a key safeguard to warn gym owners and parents about dangers, including sexual predators.

And to protect young gymnasts.

But an Indianapolis Star investigation has uncovered one example after another of coaches who were not only suspected of abuse, but actually convicted of molesting children, yet they did not show up on the banned coaches list for years — even decades — after that conviction.


2 jailers moved into policing jobs after Bland's death

Bland jailers moved to police jobsLess than two months after the death of Sandra Bland, a black woman who was jailed in Texas after a routine traffic stop, two of her jailers quietly moved to other jobs.

Rafael Zuniga and Michael Serges left the Waller County sheriff's office in September 2015 for the Waller Police Department, a smaller agency with less responsibility, according to state records obtained by The Associated Press. They started work on the same day.


41 arrested in Tennessee human-trafficking probe

TBI Director Mark GwynnOver the course of three days this week, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrested 41 people, including 14 from Nashville, connected with human trafficking, the TBI announced Friday.

"This week I learned that we are only scratching the surface," TBI Director Mark Gwyn said at a news conference. "This is our most significant operation to date."


Muslim couple removed from Delta flight: 'It was humiliating'

Muslim couple removed from flightThe pilot contacted the ground crew. He would not take off until couple was removed.

"We had been in our seats for 45 minutes," Nazia Ali, 34, said Thursday from the Cincinnati area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). "The ground agent said, `Can you step out with me? We'd like to ask you a few questions.' So I said, `Do you want us to get our things?' And he said, `Yes, please grab all of your personal belongings. You're not going to be on this flight.' "

In the wake of the couple's removal from the flight, the Muslim advocacy group filed a religious profiling complaint against Delta Air Lines to the U.S. Department of Transportation.


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