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Two black women have filed a complaint claiming that their sisterlocks made them targets for the Transportation Security Administration agents at airports, prompting the agency to put measures into place to stop the singling out of women based on hairstyles on Thursday, Raw Story reports.
This week's flashback-heavy Scandal episode, directed by the multitalented Regina King, took us on a journey deeper into Cyrus Beene's past, starting at his first marriage ... to a woman, through his second marriage to James Novak (may he rest in peace), all the way to his latest trip to the altar with Michael the sex worker. We also uncover the origin story behind the ring Fitz gave to Olivia, and former Vice President Sally Langston tries (and fails) to make herself relevant. But first, let's count all of the people (or at least three of them) whose dreams Cyrus has crushed in his pursuit of power.
On Tuesday, a Detroit mother was arrested shortly after authorities serving an eviction notice found the bodies of two of her four children in a freezer.
Chiddi Stober, a Georgia history teacher who works as an Uber driver part time, says that he was assaulted and called the n-word by a passenger who works as a lecturer at a local state university, WSBTV reports.
"We will not be moved, we will not go back, we will not stop," said Dr. Barbara Williams-Skinner as she led a prayer outside the door of the U.S. Capitol office of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), as staff and U.S. Capitol police officers stirred nearby.
About 20 prominent black women arrived at the ornate office suites of McConnell Thursday morning, asking to meet with him—even if for only a few minutes in the hallway—over the delay in confirming Attorney General-designate Loretta Lynch. They were told McConnell was too busy. The women did meet with McConnell's chief of staff for about 20 minutes.