Three white, male students have slapped a black, female Minneapolis Community and Technical College professor with a racial discrimination complaint, causing the professor to be formally reprimanded by school officials for creating a "hostile learning environment," Salon reports.
We have a special place in our hearts for the trailblazers on Wall Street — this victory was a big one for them. Bloomberg Business Week just published an in-depth breakdown on the suit and how it was settled: Before
Bloomberg Businessweek has a new behind-the-scenes look at a huge Merrill Lynch racial discrimination lawsuit brought by black brokers that ended with a $160 million settlement. "The Man Who Took On Merrill" by Karen Weise reveals the...Show More Summary
In a motion to dismiss, the producers say the show features enough African Americans, is protected by the First Amendment and isn't a "rigged contest." read more
African Americans with high blood pressure who reported experiencing racial discrimination had lower rates of adherence to their blood pressure medication, finds a new study in the American Journal of Public Health.
"...which will remain on this file throughout their school career," says a letter to parents of 8-year-olds who might consider opting them out of the National Religious Education Curriculum field trip to learn about Islam. Among the many problems with this, it's racist to call Islam a race.
British students were threatened with a “racial discrimination note” if they decided to skip a field trip on Islam. The note would be a permanent stain on their school records. Families were told to pay £5 per child for the … Continue reading ?
The city of New York had hoped that a federal appeals court would toss out the rulings of a lower court judge which found the city’s controversial stop and frisk policies are racially discriminatory. The current city administration arguing that since the judge was tossed from the case, so should her rulings. But a federal [...]
If a post-racial society is one in which we’ve passed all forms of bias, prejudice, and discrimination, what’s the opposite? You might call it “post-progressive”—when racial and ethnic groups are so diametrically opposed that any attempts...Show More Summary
It's official -- Barneys launched its "A New York Holiday" collection with Jay Z today. And if you thought a few racial discrimination lawsuits would stop this luxury retailer and rapper collabo from happening, think again. While Barneys...Show More Summary
Late last month, a former employee filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against Los Angeles real estate mogul Mike Meldman, alleging racial discrimination and harassment. The full suit is here, but we're mostly concerned with a cameo appearance from pseudojournalist-for-hire Jim Gray. Read more...
(EAST PALO ALTO, Calif.) — Four African-American police officers in this San Francisco Bay Area city have filed a racial discrimination complaint against the former police chief, who is also black. The complaint was sent to East Palo...Show More Summary
Jay-Z is doing the right thing by tackling concerns over racial profiling at Barneys head on, or it's a classic case of celebrity damage control. The rap king's association with the clothing chain turned sour when two people claimed they were racially profiled and treated unfairly after entering a Barneys' store. Show More Summary
Parties to one of the most significant Supreme Court cases this term have settled their lawsuit, averting a ruling that could have obliterated the standard for alleging racial discrimination in housing. The post These Plaintiffs Dodged A Blow To Housing Discrimination Law appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The Supreme Court has agreed to resolve a fundamental question about the Fair Housing Act that it has never answered: Can you be found guilty of racial discrimination if you have not engaged in racial discrimination?Suppose, for example,...Show More Summary
It started as a fight to save a community from the wrecking ball. But the Supreme Court may use it to take out a key provision guarding against racial discrimination instead.
A pair of lawsuits by black female officers with he NYPD's Internal Affairs Bureau allege that the division arbitrarily spies on cops, discriminates against minorities, and hat they are subject to sexual harassment including the trading...Show More Summary
Australia’s 1975 Racial Discrimination Act, makes it unlawful for anyone “to do any act involving a distinction, exclusion … or preference based on race … or national or ethnic origin.” Shurat Ha’din, an Israeli NGO, is now suing anShow More Summary
WIIIIIIND: Advisories are in effect around the Puget Sound! All the leaves blowing around makes for a pretty Fall scene. Feds Find Racial Discrimination at Tukwila School District: The district is adamantly denying allegations, bolstered...Show More Summary
One of the most significant cases scheduled to go before the U.S. Supreme Court this term threatened to obliterate the standard for alleging racial discrimination in housing. But as many expected, the parties have announced a tentative settlement, which would avert for the second time a potential adverse ruling by the conservative Roberts Court. Show More Summary