The decision letting workers show support for Black Lives Matter on the job sets a precedent for workers concerned about systemic racism.

According to a complaint filed by a regional official with the National Labor Relations Board, employees at a Home Depot in Minneapolis claim the branch used its uniform policy to punish them for displaying BLM activism during work hours.

Faith leaders and elected officials gathered Tuesday to pray and demand action on federal voting rights legislation.

An African-American former Home Depot employee filed a civil rights lawsuit against the company, alleging that his termination was racially discriminatory.

Maurice Rucker wants nothing to do with his former job.

Home Depot reversed its decision to fire a Black employee after receiving a ton of criticism.


The annual "Retool Your School" grant campaign awards accredited HBCU's the opportunity to secure grant funding for campus reinvigoration.

Cross Post Now, NewsOne Now

Melissa Brown, Sr. Manager of Marketing at Home Depot, joined Roland Martin Wednesday on NewsOne Now to discuss their HBCU “Retool Your School” grant program. More than $250K will be awarded to nine HBCUs to reinvigorate their schools through sustainable and lasting campus improvements. According to Brown, since the “Retool Your School” program launched in 2010, […]

Crime, Nation

Disturbed Home Depot employee Calvin Esdaile Jr. (pictured above) fatally shot his supervisor before turning the gun on himself Sunday afternoon, the New York Daily News reports. SEE ALSO: S.C. Man Used Taxi As Getaway After Alleged Bank Robbery The incident happened at the chain’s W.23rd Street location, in Manhattan’s Flatiron District. Esdaile allegdly approached Moctar […]

On Thursday, the mega-home improvement retailer Home Depot reportedly tweeted an immensely offensive picture (pictured) on their Twitter account, depicting three bucket drummers — two Black males and a White man dressed in a gorilla costume — sitting between them. The poorly executed promotional attempt was for ESPN’s College Gameday. Unfortunately, the gag failed miserably, […]