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More white people believe in ghosts than in racial discrimination

17 hours agoOdd : Death and Taxes

17% of the people polled believe they've "interacted" with ghosts, while 16% believe there's no such thing as discrimination.

Justice Ginsburg: America Has A ‘Real Racial Problem’

The Supreme Court was "once a leader in the world" in combating racial discrimination, according to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “What’s amazing," she added, "is how things have changed.” The post Justice Ginsburg: America Has A ‘Real Racial Problem’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The Killing of Black Men Is an American Human Rights Disaster

In the United States, a black man is killed by the police or vigilantes every 28 hours. America has a problem -- a racial discrimination problem. And it is a question not only of civil rights, but of basic human rights and the nation's...Show More Summary

People Magazine’s “Only Black Senior Editor Ever” Files Suit Claiming Racial Discrimination

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out People ain’t really about OUR people. Black Editor From People Magazine Reveals Discriminatory Practices, Magazine Only Wanted Stories About Whites Now a former employee is spilling the beans on racist

Sacked cop loses out in court battle for pension

A Manhattan judge has dismissed a suit from a former NYPD cop who was fired and stripped of his pension and later argued that the loss of his retirement benefits was rooted in racial discrimination.

MoneyWatch: Nut butter recall; Macy's settles discrimination claims

Almond and peanut butters produced by Hain Celestial Group, including some Trader Joe's and Whole Foods house brands, are under recall. Plus, Macy's has agreed to pay $650 thousand to settle racial discrimination claims. Wendy Gillette reports on the day's top MoneyWatch headlines.

Casino firm hit with racial bias complaints

A mega-developer looking to build a $750 million casino resort in upstate New York has been repeatedly accused of racial discrimination in other states, the Daily News has learned.

Iranian Ayatollah Khamenei Weighs in On #Ferguson Shooting

Iranian regime leader Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei weighed in today on the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson. Khamenei lectured the US on human rights on its treatment of blacks. Racial discrimination’s still a dilemma in US. Still ppl are … Continue reading ?

Is there a ‘taste for discrimination’?

Racial gaps in wages are often attributed to discrimination but data limitations make drawing strong conclusions difficult. Economists usually distinguish between taste-based and statistical discrimination. This column presents evidence from a new test of taste-based discrimination. Show More Summary

The U.S. Record on Racial Discrimination is on the Whole World's Agenda

As the United Nations this week debated America's record on race, one name was on everyone's minds: Michael Brown. Not only Americans have been riveted this week by the tragic killing of the unarmed teenager, the subsequent protests, and the militarized response of law enforcement in Ferguson, Mo. The events in the overwhelmingly black suburb of St. Show More Summary

Economics Daily Digest: As Maine goes, so goes the Internet

By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New Deal Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Racial Discrimination Alive and Well in Reproductive Healthcare (The Hill) Roosevelt Institute Fellow Andrea Flynn looks at racial disparities in access to health care in the U.S. Show More Summary

Parents of Trayvon Martin, Jordan Davis Share Their Loss at the United Nations

Sitting in meetings in the United Nation's ornate Wilson Palace by the shores of Lake Geneva in the shadow of the Alps seems an odd place to discuss racial discrimination in the United States. But the problems of racial discrimination...Show More Summary

Carlton sued under 18C. Good

I fully support this suing of Mike Carlton. Why should the Racial Discrimination Act be used to silence…

New report calls on US to address racial discrimination in health care system

The Center for Reproductive Rights, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, and SisterSong have collaborated on a disturbing new report on racial discrimination in health care in the US, particularly around the maternal health of Black women in the South and immigrants’ access to reproductive health care. The two main takeaways: Black women nationwide are [...]

Barney’s Hires “Anti-Racial Profiling Consultant” After Investigation Finds It Discriminated Against Shoppers

Last year, the upscale department store Barneys in New York City was hit with several accusations that it engages in racial profiling of its customers. On Friday, following a nine-month-long investigation by the New York State Attorney General’s civil rights decision, Barneys admitted it discriminated against Black and Hispanic shoppers.  In addition to a settlement, [...]

Barneys settles racial profiling probe for $525K

The iconic fashion retailer has been making amends since allegations of discrimination first surfaced last year

Do Jews really feel safer now 18c won’t be scrapped?

I have long warned Jewish leaders that 18c of the Racial Discrimination Act chills debate on a great demographic, religious and ideological threat to…

Racial profiling : Why is HSBC closing Syrian refugees’ bank accounts?

HSBC has been accused of “shamelessly profiling” its customers by ethnicity after it closed bank accounts belonging to Syrian refugees and students in the UK just days after it was accused of discriminating against Muslim clients. Documents...Show More Summary

We Almost Had The Right To Be Bigots, And Then The Muslims Ruined Everything

The Abbott Government's excuse for abandoning amendments to racial discrimination legislation is a furphy.

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