Can you swim? NYPD Black Diver Forced To Retire After Being Told Racial Slurs Via Gothamist reports: The only black member of the NYPD’s diving unit claims that he was the target of racial taunts and discrimination while he was
The only black member of the NYPD's diving unit claims that he was the target of racial taunts and discrimination while he was applying to become an NYPD diver, as well as when he was finally assigned to the unit. [ more › ]
QUEEN NEFERTARI (Egypt) Each year in America, the Black community commemorates the accomplishments of many pioneers who overcome political exclusion, racial discrimination and socioeconomic hardships. In general the many historic figures are given each year during “Black History Month” and their accomplishments are reflected. Show More Summary
BLAX NEWS Fake Quoting Service - Attorney General Eric Holder's DISCRIMINATION FREE DREAM WORLD"I can't support Spike Lee's racially bigoted comments regarding the White Progressive Professionals who are moving into traditionally Black communities. Show More Summary
Housing advocate claims Deutsche Bank isn’t maintaining homes it owns in minority neighborhoods as well as properties in primarily white areas
Pro-equality campaigners notched their belts late last week when Invoking Abraham Lincoln and the nation’s historic struggle against racial discrimination, a federal judge declared... that Virginia’s laws that limit marriage to a man...Show More Summary
Paula Deen's lucrative sponsorships went up in smoke last Summer, after the celebrity chef weathered a racial discrimination case. Racist comments made by Paula dominated the media, and amid the scandal, she admitted to using the N word. Show More Summary
The Dylan Farrow letter got Ann Friedman thinking about men’s anxiety over false sexual assault accusations: My friend Adam Serwer once made the astute observation that most white people “can only relate to racial discrimination in the abstract. What white people can relate to is the fear of being unjustly accused of racism.” The lesson translates to cases of sexual […]
As you do to others, so you will be done by: The union that represents low-ranking Department of Labor (DOL) employees alleged racial hiring discrimination and discrimination of people with disabilities in an internal assessment being...Show More Summary
By Patrick Howley, The Daily Caller The union that represents low-ranking Department of Labor (DOL) employees alleged racial hiring discrimination and discrimination of people with disabilities in an internal assessment being presented to DOL Secretary Thomas Perez Thursday.
People who experienced racial discrimination as teenagers had higher blood pressure, higher body max index, and elevated levels of stress-related hormones by the time they reached 20, placing them at greater risk for complicated health problems later in life, including chronic disease. Read more...
A new study has found that African-American youth who report experiencing frequent discrimination during adolescence are at risk for developing chronic diseases like heart disease in later years. The study, which looked at 331 ruralShow More Summary
African American youth who report experiencing frequent discrimination during adolescence are at risk for developing heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and stroke in later years, according to a new study. The study also found...Show More Summary
More than 65% of those who voted in the unscientific poll last week indicated they witnessed and/or experienced racial discrimination: Q: Have You Witnessed or Experienced Racial Discrimination Within the Last Two Years? Yes, witnessed 31 [36.9%] No 27 [32.14%] Yes, experienced & witnessed 20 [23.81%] Yes, experienced 4 [4.76%] Unsure/no...
Dozens of Democrats are pushing back against an Obama administration effort to curb racial discrimination by car dealerships. In late March, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau—the consumer watchdog agency dreamt up by Sen. Elizabeth...Show More Summary
The Justice Department is suing the State of North Carolina over voter ID laws. Eric Holder’s agency filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against the Tar Heel State. The voter ID lawsuit claims that North Carolina violated provisions in Section 2 of the 1965 Voting Rights Act when passing the ballot casting legislation.The North Carolina voter... Show More Summary
This week, we honor the life of civil rights crusader Dr. Martin Luther King, who fought to end racial discrimination. King played a critical role in the passage of the Voting Rights Act (VRA) of 1965, the monumental legislation that ensures that every American citizen, regardless of race, has equal access to the vote. Show More Summary
From the January 18 edition of MSNBC's Disrupt with Karen Finney: Previously: Fox News Not A Fan Of New Guidelines That Could Keep Minority Students From Unfair Imprisonment NRO: Addressing Racial Discrimination In Public Schools Is Obama Administration's "Most Foolhardy Idea Yet"
Issues of race are nearly impossible to understand in one simple question. For a more in-depth look at race issues I find Pew’s research helpful: Blacks are much more downbeat than whites about the pace of progress toward a color-blind society. They are also more likely to say that blacks...