The Venerable Pierre Toussaint was born into slavery in Haiti, Pierre brought to New York but later freed. He became a popular hairdresser. He founded an orphanage, helped blacks gain their freedom and was extremely generous to the poor. Venerable Pierre is on the way to becoming North America’s first black saint.
The manager at Portofino’s of Lexington (Kentucky) assaulted and robbed two African-American teens Saturday night while he was supposed to be working at the restaurant. According the teens and some witnesses the manager also called them “niggers.” According the Lexington Police, Portofino employees confronted a group of teen that entered restaurant to charge their phones