Yes, she was found guilty of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and sentenced to 20 years prison.
Yes, there was testimonial from a witness that she fired "in the air" (while inside the house).
The news article in question says:
(CBS News) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A Florida woman who fired warning shots against her allegedly abusive ...
According to the Anti-Defamation League and the Southern Poverty Law Center, yes he did. There is no direct video evidence that Mr. Shabazz said the lines in question, but positions previously espoused by Mr. Shabazz are in line with the quote.
Both the Anti-Defamation League and the Southern Poverty Law Center quote Mr. Shabazz in saying the exact quote. ...
It is not specifically illegal at all, but there are very specific limits that need to be taken into account.
There are some specific characteristics which are protected. See the EU directive on work discrimination, which covers only:
Race or ethnic origin,
Religion or belief
Disability (physical ...
So it was reported in the news at the time (e.g. 1980):
Long hair not fitting in in Singapore
SINGAPORE (AP) - A government campaign against long hair on males has been extended … (source)
Long Hair Frowned Upon In Singapore
SINGAPORE (AP) - A five-year attempt to stamp out long hair here has not been successful but the campaign continues with much vigor. (...
It is not as accurate to claim that on average full-time working women earn just 77 cents for every dollar a man earns. A more accurate claim using the proper mathmatical nomenclature would be ...
In 2011, the median full-time year-round* working female age 15+ earned 77 percent of what the median full-time year-round working male age 15+ earned.
The article you ask about references good sources that back up its claims.
The article is specifically about Fortune 500 company CEOs, so this answer will be about that.
The article cites its sources for both the 5% women and 4% minorities figures, based on Fortune 500 surveys. Based on these, at least 91% of Fortune 500 CEOs are white men.
Both the ADL and the SPLC report that he said this:
"Kill every goddamn Zionist in Israel! Goddamn little babies, goddamn old ladies! Blow up Zionist supermarkets!"
— Speech during protest of B'nai B'rith International, Washington, D.C., 2002 SPLC
During an April 2002 demonstration the NBPP organized in front of the B'nai B'rith building in ...
According to the links offered at the CitizenGo petition, this claim is being made by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán.
“It is a fact that Christianity is the most persecuted religion in the
world today, in view of the fact that 215 million Christians in 108
countries are currently suffering from various forms of persecution,
four out of every five ...
Using "illegal" in the casual was that Josephine Fairley intends it (see below for more on this), the answer is:
In some European Countries: Yes, it is "illegal".
In all EU Countries: It is highly likely to be "illegal".
In France, Article L1132-1 of the Code du Travail ("the labour code") prohibits ...
Yes, there has been a verifiable increase in hate crimes against Asian Americans since the beginning of 2020, coinciding with the coronovirus pandemic.
This "fact checker" article summarizes it well:
The Center for Study of Hate & Extremism published a report documenting changes in hate crime patterns in 2020 in 16 American cities. In those 16 ...
It is possible to make a case that there is a significant uptick in crimes against Asian Americans (and @BradC does an excellent job). But using the same data source you can also make the opposite case depending on which statistics you choose to emphasize and how you frame the data.
Like Brad, I'll rely on the Center for the Study of Hate Crime and ...
No, she has admitted under oath that she is guilty of assaulting two children and her husband with a firearm.
She "left the house to get a gun from the garage, returned and fired a shot in the direction of Gray and his two young sons." Source
She was originally sentenced to 20 years, but the conviction was overturned on appeal. She then pled guilty to ...
And the absolute difference noted in the USSC report (quoted by liftarn's answer) still has unexplained gaps even after correcting for some possible confounders:
Using rich data linking federal cases from arrest through to sentencing,
we find that initial case and defendant characteristics, including arrest
offense and criminal history, can explain ...
There have been several reports made on the subject of different punishments for the same crime based on skin colour:
The United States Sentencing Commission reported last week that black male offenders received sentences on average 19.1 percent longer than similarly situated white male offenders.
Blacks were significantly more likely ...
We don't know
Just before Obama took office in 2009, the Department of Labor released a study because, as a deputy assistant secretary explained it, "The raw wage gap continues to be used in misleading ways to advance public policy agendas without fully explaining the reasons behind the gap." The study by CONSAD Research Corp. took ...
This answer only relates to one first world country, Sweden, but it does provide a tangible case. Sadly, I could only find the source below published in Swedish, but since there were many answers referring primarily to newspapers I wanted to provide an answer using a primary source.