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New Zillow Lawsuit Claims Racial Discrimination

The Seattle Weekly News is reporting that Zillow is facing yet another law suit. This time, amongst other things, it is for racial discrimination.

Grand Rapids Hires “Personal Coach” to Help Clerk Get Better At Job Than Offers Her An Alternative $80,000 Position After She Reportedly Fails To Improve . . . Clerk Sues City For $1 Billion

3 days agoNews : Jonathan Turley

Lauri Parks appears to have more zeros in her complaint against the city of Grand Rapids than arguments. Lauri is suing the Michigan city for $1 billion after she was fired as city clerk. She alleges racial discrimination despite that fact that the city went to the unprecedented step of hiring a “personal coach” to […]

Sephora: ‘Singling Out Individuals Based On Racial Stereotypes’

Sephora faces a discrimination class-action lawsuit claiming the cosmetic giant deactivated online accounts of Asian customers from their database because they believed Asians would purchase their products at discounted prices and resell them for profit. Show More Summary

Obama Hopes Grandchildren Not Subjected to 'Constant' Discrimination

President Barack Obama hopes that his grandchildren are not subjected to "constant" racial biases that will make them feel as if America is not their home. In an extensive interview with BET about race relations, policing, Eric Garner,...Show More Summary

Why Don't Conservatives See Racism?

You can build an extensive library on the books detailing the long and sordid history of racial discrimination in the United States. You can find volumes of books on the attempts by activist liberals to convince the country to live up...Show More Summary

Is your police force wearing body cameras?

In the aftermath of the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown on Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Missouri, the issues of racial discrimination, police brutality and the militarization of local police forces have inspired debates that are playing out loudly across the country. Show More Summary

Can Racial Discrimination Explain Much?

In the medical profession, there is the admonition primum non nocere, the Latin expression for “first, do no harm.” In order not to do harm, at the minimum, requires accurate

140 Law - Legal Headlines for Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: White Cleveland cops who killed unarmed black suspect claim racial discrimination over suspensions Ontario Justice David Brown: Achieving the Fundamental Goal of the Civil...Show More Summary

Cops Fire 137 Shots, Cry Victim

2 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

They unleashed a hail of bullets to rival the final scene in ‘Bonnie and Clyde.’ But the man and women killed in 2012 were unarmed—and now these cops are claiming racial discrimination.

Unarmed Black Couple Shot By 13 Cleveland Police Officers In 2012 Prompts Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

Nine Cleveland police officers are filing a lawsuit over allegations of racial discrimination in the shooting of an unarmed black couple back in 2012. News of this lawsuit follows the Michael Brown shooting controversy and one just last week in which a 12-year-old African-American boy was shot and killed. Show More Summary

Cleveland cops who killed unarmed black couple claim racial discrimination over suspensions

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Nine Cleveland police officers involved in the fatal 2012 shootings of two unarmed African-Americans are suing the police department claiming racial discrimination. The eight white officers and one Hispanic officer filed the federal lawsuit against the city on Friday, claiming the department treats...

North Korea slams US as racist, human rights ‘tundra’

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Condemned at the UN for rights abuses, North Korea hit back Friday, describing the United States as a human rights “tundra” where racial discrimination flourishes. Citing the protests that erupted when a police officer was not charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager...

North Korea Criticizes US Over Michael Brown Case; Says Racial Discrimination Is 'Openly Practiced'

North Korea has criticized the U.S. over the Michael Brown case, arguing that America is a "human rights tundra" where people openly face racial discrimination. The government of Kim Jong Un made these accusations while facing indictment from the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity.

Thoughts On Affirmative Action

Freddie has a long post, in which he expresses exasperation at my opposition to racial discrimination against Asian-American students in the Ivy League. His core point is that without affirmative action, and the punishment of Asian-Americans for their race, there would be far lower proportions of black and Latino students in college, and that therefore […]

GlaxoSmithKline Fires Executive Who Raised Race Complaint In South Africa: Bloomberg

(Reuters) - Britain's biggest drugmaker, GlaxoSmithKline Plc, fired an executive from its South African unit for refusing to appear for a performance review, which was called a week after he complained of racial discrimination in the workplace, Bloomberg reported, citing company documents. Show More Summary

Please Stop Telling Me That All Lives Matter

When I say "Black lives matter," it is because this nation has a tendency to say otherwise. Racial discrimination does affect all minorities but police brutality, at such excessive rates, does not. A black person is killed extrajudicially every 28 hrs, and Black men between ages 19 and 25 are the group most at risk to be gunned down by police. Show More Summary

Federal Judge Overturns Mississippi’s Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

In a fiery opinion, Judge Carlton Reeves outlines the historic link between racial injustice and anti-gay discrimination. The post Federal Judge Overturns Mississippi’s Ban On Same-Sex Marriage appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Will the Third Time Be the Charm as the Supreme Court Again Takes Up a Controversial Theory of Racial "Discrimination"?

Ilya Shapiro and Gabriel Latner Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act, also known as the Fair Housing Act (FHA), makes it illegal to deny someone housing on the basis of race and other protected characteristics. Applicable to governments,...Show More Summary

Obama urges restraint after Ferguson grand jury decision

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

President Obama appealed for calm and restraint in Ferguson, Mo., on Monday night, saying distrust of police and racial discrimination can’t be resolved by “throwing bottles.”

‘American Idol’ $250M Racism Case Dismissed, Win For Fox

The $250 million lawsuit from 10 former American Idol contestants charging Fox, producers Freemantle Media, former EP Nigel Lythgoe various sponsors and others with racial discrimination looks to be over. And that's mainly about timing, or rather time running out for most of the plaintiffs. Show More Summary

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