The Sistahs of the Reading Edge book club have filed an $11 million dollar racial discrimination lawsuit against the Napa Valley Wine Train after being asked to leave the tour in August for being too loud. The incident made headlines, particularly because the police were called to escort the women from the train. Show More Summary
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Eleven women in a San Francisco-area book club — ten of them black — who were kicked off the Napa Wine Train in late August for “laughing while black” have filed a racial discrimination lawsuit worth $11 million — or $1 million each....Show More Summary
In August, a group of black women were kicked off a Napa Valley wine train for the crime of laughing loudly; they are now suing the train company for racial discrimination. Read more...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A group of mostly black women filed a racial discrimination lawsuit Thursday after they were removed from a train that tours Napa Valley wineries, saying it was humiliating to be thrown off a rail car when loud and inebriated white passengers were allowed to stay. Show More Summary
The black women who were kicked off a NAPA wine train sued the company on Thursday for racial discrimination.
Black Women Kicked Off Napa Valley Wine Train File $11 Million Lawsuit Members of a mostly Black book club, booted from the Napa Valley Wine Train in August after they were accused of loudly laughing, sued the train’s owners for
A group of predominantly African American women kicked off the Napa Wine Train in late August -- allegedly for being too loud -- filed an $11-million racial discrimination lawsuit Thursday. They said their reputations were tarnished and that some of them even lost their jobs after the incident....
A group of predominantly African American women who were kicked off the Napa Wine Train in late August -- allegedly for being too loud -- will announce Thursday that they are filing a lawsuit that alleges racial discrimination and seeks $11 million in damages. The move comes despite an apology...
A former Providence police officer who was instrumental in the arrest of a car theft suspect - later sentenced to 20 years in prison - has filed a lawsuit accusing fellow officers and state police of assault and violation of rights after he was beaten and placed under arrest during the same 2012 encounter, the Providence Journal reports.
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A black NYPD cop who has filed a federal complaint alleging he is the victim of racial discrimination in the elite Highway Patrol says he has received a groundswell of support from fellow officers.
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A jury has awarded former employee of Roscoe’s House of Chicken N’ Waffles, Daniel Beasley, $1.6 million in damages after he sued the the popular soul food restaurant chain for racial discrimination and wrongful termination. Beasley, an African American man,
Racism is still one of America's greatest social ills—and it might actually be making people sick. According to a new study out of Northwestern University, racial discrimination experienced in adolescence can have a profound impact on...Show More Summary
A jury has awarded a former employee of Roscoe’s House of Chicken ‘n Waffles more than $1 million in damages after he sued the popular restaurant chain alleging racial discrimination and wrongful termination. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. Show More Summary