Two Black Women File Lawsuit Against The New York Times Two older, black advertising employees are fed up with the New York Times and their biases in the work place. Ernestine Grant, 62, and Marjorie Walker, 61, claim in a
Two black women have filed a lawsuit against the New York Times and its CEO Mark Thompson for allegedly fostering a culture of discrimination based on age, gender and race. The class action lawsuit, which may be joined by up to 50 others,...Show More Summary
A vocal anti-women-in-combat Republican proposed legislation that requires women to register for the Selective Service draft as a conversation starter. But Rep. Duncan Hunter, a Marine Corps veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, found that many liked his Draft America's Daughters Act. Show More Summary
UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate steps back into the octagon to make the first defense of her title on July 9 at “UFC 200: Cormier vs. Jones 2” in Las Vegas. Tate faces off against hard-hitting Brazilian contender Amanda Nunes, who has won five of her (...)
Protesting police killings, gentrification and lack of opportunity. A hunger strike protesting police violence and racial injustices against black and brown people has entered its ninth day in San Francisco. Eight men and women—including...Show More Summary
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Caitlyn Jenner took a stand against recent discriminatory restroom laws when she used the ladies room at Trump Tower in New York City. During a recent interview, presidential candidate Donald Trump said that the 66-year-old reality star was welcome to use whatever restroom she wanted while on his properties, despite the recent bathroom controversies. “Last [...]
Two New York Times employees, both black women in their 60s, today filed a multimillion dollar class action law suit [PDF] against the paper's CEO Mark Thompson and Executive Vice President Meredith Levien, alleging that the executives have created a work environment rife with racial, gender-based and age-based discrimination. [ more › ]
Ayesha Curry is not here to be the face of respectability politics against black women. The author, host of the new Food Network show "At Home With Ayesha," and wife of basketball player Steph Curry has been featured in a popular Internet...Show More Summary
Johns Hopkins Researchers Urge Women To Stop Getting Weaves And Braids Researchers at Johns Hopkins are urging women against using weaves, extensions and braids because the damage can lead to lead to permanent hair loss according to FOX Baltimore reports:
UFC women’s bantamweight champ Miesha Tate (18-5 MMA, 5-2 UFC) and Amanda Nunes (11-4 MMA, 4-1 UFC)had a tough act to follow against bitter rivals Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, who sucked up most of the oxygen at today’s UFC 200 press conference with another verbal (...)
It should be a new rule of the campaign that Donald Trump is allowed to give speeches only with a member of the Christie family standing behind him and making faces. (One will do, but both are preferable.) First, Chris Christie hung, albatross-like, around Trump’s neck as he spoke in Palm Beach, Fla. And on Tuesday night, […]
The entertainer says his opponent wouldn’t have succeeded if she were a man—and overstates his own popularity among women.
Now I may have spoken a word or two against presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. After all, she's got some rich history. But I'm surprised at the reaction I've gotten. I've been told that I hate Hillary, that I hate women, that I'm stupid, that I'm a "Bernie Bro," and that I don't understand high school civics. Show More Summary
The country's government is hoping to lower the rate of violence against women with phones kitted out with panic buttons and GPS.
By 2017, all new mobile phones will have to be able to send out a distress call. It is part of an initiative to centralize India's emergency response system — and to address violence against women.
The N.C.A.A.’s new notice of allegations, released on Monday, removes a reference to men’s basketball and seems to focus on the women’s team.
India's Telecommunications Ministry has made it mandatory that mobile phone companies implement a panic button on their phones in response to the slew of reported cases of sexual assault and violence against women.
As we near the end of National Sexual Assault Awareness month, the importance of its message -- raising public awareness and improving prevention -- is underscored by the continuous stream of sexual assault cases in the news. From the...Show More Summary
In the fight against cancer, minority patients must become advocates for their own health. One in two African American men and one in three African American women will receive a cancer diagnosis in their lifetime, according to the National Cancer Institute. Show More Summary