At Wednesday night’s final presidential debate, Hillary Clinton drew a strong contrast between her history of public service and Donald Trump’s history of racial discrimination lawsuits and beauty pageant feuds. For the most part, she...Show More Summary
When Olivier Rousteing was hired as creative director of the French luxury label Balmain in 2011, the fashion establishment wasn't sure what to think. He was a relatively unknown 25-year-old person of color in Paris, a city whose biggest brands tend to be fronted by white men many years his senior.... Continue reading
Post by Kiarra Sylvester. In recent years, we've heard a ton about the sexism in Hollywood, but what about the racism? What happens when you're both a woman and black? Of course, we know racial discrimination exists because Hollywood...Show More Summary
In the current climate today, the awareness of racial discrimination has risen in most communities. However, dealing with racial bias in medicine is a rare topic, and while few studies have been done to show that racial bias and microaggressions do exist and have an impact on the care of our patients, racial bias within […]
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg apologized Friday for criticizing professional football players who have protested racial discrimination by not standing for the national anthem when it is played before games.
Almost half of young African-Americans say they’ve experienced racial discrimination while looking for a job and while on the job, and one-third of young women of all races say they’ve faced employment-related gender discrimination—which draws the logical conclusion that black women probably are the most marginalized group in the work place. According to a poll taken […]
The Root’s “High Society” series, which focuses on the implications of the legalization of marijuana for black America, expanded the conversation on Oct. 6 with a powerful and necessary Facebook Live chat between Dr. Carl Hart and asha bandele. Show More Summary
In 1997, Duane Edward Buck was sentenced to die after he was convicted of killing two people and wounding a third in Houston, Texas. The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments today to decide whether Buck received a fair trial. Continue reading ? The post Supreme Court considers racial discrimination in death penalty case appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
After months of controversy and a name change which didn’t seem to change much of anything, on Wednesday the U.S. Department of Justice filed suit against the former Gaslamp and its owner, citing a continued pattern of discrimination against minority patrons at the Midtown club. The lawsuit was filed against 360 Midtown (formerly Gaslamp and [...]Show More Summary
Airbnb just put out some new guidelines to fix its discrimination problem. But these startups might be a better option.
Advanced surveillance technology is already intensifying racial discrimination at police departments in the United States, and there's a good chance it's going to get worse. Police departments across the country target communities of color with racially-biased policing strategies. Show More Summary
It’s easy to assume the worst when you hear that NASCAR is getting sued for racial discrimination, given the organization’s Deep South roots and its persistent lack of diversity. But when Terrance Cox III made big headlines by filing...Show More Summary
Ahead of a Vancouver film festival premiere, We Can't Make the Same Mistake Twice Cindy Blackstock recaps the (ongoing) civil rights battle that almost didn't happen.
Peter Thiel's data-mining company Palantir claims to celebrate diversity, but it now faces formal charges of racial discrimination.
In January of 2014, an African-American maintenance mechanic for the United States Postal Service in Denver filed a complaint charging that he had been subjected to racial discrimination. Specifically, as a recent Equal Employment Opportunity...Show More Summary
Donald Trump was not at his most convincing—even in a pretty unconvincing debate—when he said it was no big deal that he and his father had been sued by the Justice Department for racial discrimination in the 1970s because “ I settled...Show More Summary
Midtown 360 allegedly charged a cover for non-white patrons A popular Midtown nightclub is being sued by the U.S. Department of Justice for allegedly discriminating against people of color. KTRK reports that a lawsuit was filed on Wednesday...Show More Summary
Ever since campus sexual assault and universities’ obligations under Title IX became a topic of public concern, schools have seen a sharp rise in the number of lawsuits filed by male students alleging gender discrimination. In the past...Show More Summary
United Nations working group has entered the debate on U.S. racial discrimination and, after 14 years, has issued some conclusions
“As far as the lawsuit, yes, when I was very young, I went into my father’s company, had a real estate company in Brooklyn and Queens, and we, along with many, many other companies throughout the country — it was a federal lawsuit — were sued. We settled the suit with zero — with no […]