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No, Christianity Didn’t Make Her Do It.

If people claimed that Christianity required them to engage in racial discrimination, then would Ted Cruz approve? No, that isn’t a rhetorical question, because racial discrimination in the name of Christianity has taken place before. Show More Summary

South Africa race row case dismissed

A legal attempt to block the South African team flying to the UK to play in the Rugby World Cup in a row over racial discrimination fails.

Women's Book Club Plans To Sue Napa Valley Wine Train For $5 Million

"This was clearly racial discrimination," says the womens' attorney. [ more › ]

Steak 'n Shake Sued by Former Employee Over Racial and Disability Discrimination

The former employee alleges a co-worker once dumped a milkshake on his head and his manager just laughed. A former Steak 'n Shake employee has filed a lawsuit against the chain over racial and disability discrimination. According toShow More Summary

Nail Salons Close In Protest Of State Crackdown

Nail salons across the city have closed in apparent protest of the state's crackdown on the industry, prompted by a May New York Times expose showing rampant racial and ethnic discrimination, exposure to toxic chemicals, and minimum wage violations. Show More Summary

Why Is Kasich Bragging about His Racial Discrimination?

Last week, there were a number of news stories in which Ohio governor (and presidential hopeful) John Kasich crowed that the state’s minority contracting goal (read “quota”) had at long last been achieved.  Nothing to brag about, inShow More Summary

Black Women Off Wine Train For Laughing

A book club visit to a Napa Valley wine train ended in embarrassment and accusations of racial discrimination after the ladies were escorted off the train for laughing too loudly and met by police.

If you want to buy a house, it matters if you’re black or white

A new study by researchers at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) finds “widespread” racial disparity in what black and white borrowers pay for mortgage rates. Racial discrimination in mortgage lending is unfortunately not a new topic, as many studies have examined whether minority mortgage applicants are more likely to be denied access credit than Caucasians...

In Iowa, Sanders says he will address racial divisions

The next step, he said, is addressing racial discrimination and the recent shootings of unarmed blacks by law enforcement. During three days of campaigning before largely white audiences in Iowa, the Democratic presidential candidate...Show More Summary

Racial Profiling Is a Problem That Californians Want Fixed

A new poll finds that a majority of Californians believe Black people are more likely to be discriminated against by police. This post originally ran on ACLU of Northern California's blog.  This past weekend marked one year since Michael Brown was killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. Show More Summary

Days Inn Workers Told To Flip Mattress Where Guest Died: Lawsuit

A Days Inn employee said her boss instructed her to flip a mattress rather than replace it after she reported a guest died in the bed, according to a racial discrimination lawsuit.  The suit, filed July 30 by a dozen former motel employees...Show More Summary

Port of Seattle Launches Internal Investigation After E-mails Show Employee Calling Black Business Owner a "Thug"

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Port CEO Ted Fick placed two port employees on paid administrative leave after a racial discrimination lawsuit revealed port staffers trading offensive, racially charged insults. Port of Seattle This week, the Port of Seattle announced...Show More Summary

Detroit School Board Asks Justice Department to Investigate Discrimination by Governor-Appointed Officials

A federal civil rights complaint alleges a pattern of racial discrimination by emergency managers of Detroit Public Schools. Image: Shutterstock The post Detroit School Board Asks Justice Department to Investigate Discrimination by Governor-Appointed Officials appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Judge Throws Out Racial Discrimination Lawsuit Against Sharpton, Comcast

3 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

A judge today threw out a racial discrimination lawsuit against Comcast and Al Sharpton.

Comcast, Al Sharpton Beat $20B Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

The judge rejects a complaint over too few African-American-owned TV channels on air. read more

US Voting Rights Being Eroded, Protections Weakened – Obama

Many US citizens are still disfranchised and discriminated against during elections, US President Barack Obama said during a speech marking the 50th anniversary of the country’s Voting Rights Act to ban racial discrimination in voti...

“The Original Voter Suppression Data: The Numbers Behind the 1965 Voting Rights Act”

Jon Sherman: After a long and difficult battle culminating in the Selma to Montgomery March, the Voting Rights Act (VRA) was born 50 years ago today. Previous efforts had failed to curb racial discrimination in voting, but the VRA’s passage … Continue reading ?

Ex-LAPD detective accused of making racially charged remarks sues to get job back

A veteran LAPD detective who lost his job after making racially charged remarks during a training session is suing the city alleging he was discriminated against because he was a "white police officer who was wrongfully perceived to be racist."

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