Tierney Sneed for TPM: Virginia’s State Board of Elections is asking the court weighing a voting rights case being brought in the state to exclude any evidence of the state’s history of racial discrimination. The board filed a motion Monday … Continue reading ?
Were black workers paid less because employers discriminated or because of a systemic skills gap?
Newly uncovered internal memos reveal the Obama administration knowingly exaggerated charges of racial discrimination in probes of Ally Bank and other defendants in the $900 billion car-lending business as part of a “racial justice” campaign that’s looking more like a … Continued
Fifty years ago, the Civil Rights Movement led to a series of laws banning public discrimination. African Americans were no longer barred from certain restaurants, some schools were integrated and fair housing laws created more living options. Show More Summary
American schools are hotbeds for racial discrimination, according to a preliminary report from a group of United Nations experts. The U.N.'s Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent traveled around the U.S. last month to learn more about the various structural barriers and challenges African-American face. Show More Summary
Toyota’s U.S. financing unit will pony up as much as $21.9 million to black and Asian borrowers in order to settle allegations of racial bias after it was discovered that black and Asian consumers paid more than whites for their car loans, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Think Progress: For years, researchers warned that laws requiring voters to show certain forms of photo identification at the poll would discriminate against racial minorities and other groups. Now, the first study has been released showing that the proliferation of … Continue reading ?
Briggitta Hardin Wins Racial Discrimination Case Against Redline Bar A Howard grad by the name of Briggitta Hardin has won a racial discrimination case following a job interview at a sports bar where she claims she was fired for her
By Andrea Germanos / Common Dreams Past injustices and crimes against African Americans need to be addressed with reparatory justice.
A former bartender was awaraded $687,000 after jurors found that the owner of a D.C. bar violated her civil rights under federal and District anti-discrimination laws, the Washington Post reports.
The National Association of African-American Owned Media and Byron Allen, the comedian and CEO of Entertainment Studios, are suing both the FCC and Charter Communications for $10 billion, citing its “Jim Crow policies” of “racial discrimination in contracting for television channel carriage,” reports Deadline. Show More Summary
Oy vey. This lawsuit may cause a double take: A white Eataly line cook claims he suffered "racial discrimination" while working at Mario Batali's food hall. As SNL-parody-worthy as it sounds, the 39-year-old's lawsuit against the company...Show More Summary
You might feel you've read this one before – and you have, kind of. Less than a month after Byron Allen got AT&T and DirecTV carriage deals after charging them with racial discrimination in a $10 billion lawsuit, he's got some new targets. Show More Summary
Since we last reported on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and its controversial crusade to uncover racial discrimination by car dealers on interest rate markup on automobile loans, the agency has ordered over $100 million in fines and settlements against banks that some have deemed extortion. Show More Summary
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Charlotte Rampling, controversially, has intervened. Spike Lee has voiced his frustrations, again. And Jada Pinkett Smith, the wife of Will Smith, has announced a personal boycott. But while allegations of institutional racism at the Oscars have been big news in Hollywood and around the world, the...
Three black Pocomoke City, Md. police officers have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit claiming racial discrimination that "most Americans would have believed unthinkable in the second decade of the 21st century," the New York Times reports.
We have decades of research showing a clear pattern of racial and socioeconomic discrimination when it comes to siting facilities for hazardous waste disposal, polluting industry and other land uses are disproportionately located inShow More Summary
WASHINGTON — A fired black police chief and two black officers on Maryland’s Eastern Shore filed a civil rights lawsuit in federal court in Baltimore on Thursday, alleging the kind of Jim Crow-era racial discrimination that “most Americans...Show More Summary
Kelvin Sewell, fired from his job as chief of the Pocomoke City Police Department, and two black officers allege systemic harassment and a hostile atmosphere.