Out of hundred of complaints that officers used the n-word, a total of four were sustained. [ more › ]
With one week left in office, Obama's Department of Justice has released a report effectively labeling the Chicago police department as nothing more than a bunch of racist, hate-mongering bullies who routinely resort to the use of "deadly...Show More Summary
Girls of color are suspended from school more often than white girls despite committing the same minor offenses. To combat racial discrimination young girls often face, the National Women’s Law Center created the Let Her Learn toolkit,...Show More Summary
NBC | (Video Report) | – – “As President Barack Obama’s time in office comes to a close, he delivers his Farewell Address from Chicago.” President Barack Obama’s Farewell Address (Full Speech)…
Sessions' confirmation hearing in 1986 to become a District Court judge was marred with allegations of racial insensitivity and workplace discrimination.
He was also a consistent critic of racial and ethnic preferences (“affirmative action”) — that is, he was a liberal who was consistent in his opposition to racial discrimination. R.I.P. Nat Hentoff -- Affirmative Action
Click here for reuse options! Research indicates it will take more than new technologies to transform old attitudes and behaviors. From hailing taxis that won’t stop for them to being forced to ride at the back of buses, African-Americans have long endured discrimination within the transportation industry. Show More Summary
By Yanbo Ge, Ph.D. in Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Washington, Don MacKenzie, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Washington, Stephen Zoepf, Executive Director of the Center for Automotive Research, Stanford University, and Christopher...
The Chicago woman seen on viral video going on a racially charged tirade at a Michaels arts and craft store spoke out Tuesday, defending her actions in the face of what she says was the “discrimination” she faced, leading her to call black employees “animals” and to scream, “I voted for Trump!” “This wasn’t about […]
Is asking the African-American chef you hired to work at your sprawling dude ranch to start making “black people food” a super racist request, or nothing more than a wee bit of discourtesy and a smidgen of insensitivity?
The ex-wife of billionaire T. Boone Pickens is being accused of racial discrimination in a lawsuit which claims she requested that a chef provide "black people food." According to the Elko Daily Free Press, the plaintiff is an African-American...Show More Summary
Chef Armand Appling claims his former boss Madeleine Pickens asked him to make “black people food” in a lawsuit accusing the luxury resort owner of racial discrimination. The African-American cook says he was fired in 2014 for complaining about a hostile work environment after witnessing numerous discriminatory incidents at his workplace. Show More Summary
A high-end French Bistro, Bagatelle in New York City’s Meatpacking District faces a federal lawsuit over racial discrimination of customers, including the use of code words to determine where people would be seated, according to ATTN:. The lawsuit — which was filed on Dec. 16 by servers...
This is horrible if true! A former Versace employee named Christopher Sampino, who worked at a Bay Area store, is suing the Italian brand and accusing it of racial discrimination. In a lawsuit filed in November and obtained recently by Complex magazine, the plaintiff claims that the store had a special code for black customers. Allegedly, the [...]
A man who formerly worked at a Versace store in the Bay area says he was fired when his manager realized he was black, after attempting to give him a “code” for black shoppers. Read more...
BY LARA FRIEDMAN AND RACHEL SPENCE "Effective responses to racial discrimination and racial profiling start with acknowledging that racism exists." 18 — Ontario Human Rights Commission." The Law Society of Upper Canada recently published...Show More Summary
In its 1944 decision in Korematsu vs. United States, the Supreme Court upheld a wartime order sending Americans of Japanese racial ancestry to internment camps. To some, the decision belongs to a closed chapter of the past. After all, in 1984, the U.S. District Court in San Francisco set aside...
To some, the fight for civil rights in America is an important, but distant, memory. According to history books, the struggle to end racial segregation and discrimination in the United States seems complete ? the movement we study ended,...Show More Summary
Famous for the slogan "black is beautiful," the anti-apartheid activist fought racial discrimination in South Africa in the 1960s and '70s.
Or, at least, he went along with his racist wife: Marty Nesbitt, the president’s longtime best friend, who, like Obama, had positive interactions with whites at a relatively early age, told me that when he and his wife went to buy their first car, she was insistent on buying from a black salesperson. Show More Summary