Only in America
An Illinois woman who was wearing a T-shirt with the Puerto Rican flag at a public park was harassed by a man demanding to know whether she was a U.S. citizen. A video shows the man shouting at Mia Irizarry, 24, “You should not be wearing that in the United States of America!” even as Irizarry explains that Puerto Rico is part of the U.S. The man was later charged with disorderly conduct.
A Muslim inmate who signed up for the Ramadan fast at his North Carolina jail is suing authorities for not serving him lunch. Inmate Travaile Speller had previously alerted officials at Mecklenburg County Jail that he would be observing Ramadan, but wants $250,000 in damages for denying him lunch, which he calls “cruel and unusual punishment” based on his religion.