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Deschamps to sue Cantona over racial discrimination slur

18 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Paris (AFP) – France coach Didier Deschamps will sue Eric Cantona for slander after the Manchester United legend accused his former international and club teammate of racial discrimination in his choice of players for Euro 2016, his lawyer said on Friday. Show More Summary

Cantona accuses Deschamps of racial discrimination in Euro 2016 squad

yesterdaySports / Football : EPL Talk

London (AFP) – Former France international Eric Cantona on Thursday accused coach Didier Deschamps of racial discrimination in his choice of players for Euro 2016, claiming he snubbed Karim Benzema and Hatem Ben Arfa because of their “north African origins”. Show More Summary

How Prosecutors Get Rid of Black Jurors

The Supreme Court reversed the 30-year-old capital murder conviction of Timothy Foster on Monday, finding that prosecutors in Georgia engaged in blatant racial discrimination in striking every black person from the jury. The state trial...Show More Summary

Foster v. Chatman Ruling Reverses Death Sentence on the Basis of Racial Discrimination in Jury Selection

In a significant ruling from the Supreme Court yesterday, the Court reversed the conviction and death sentence of a Georgia man on the basis that prosecutors intentionally discriminated by excluding blacks from the jury. Timothy Foster, an 18-year old black man, was convicted by an all-white jury in 1987 of murdering an elderly white woman.

Does Discrimination Contribute to Lower Rates of Flu Vaccination in Racial/Ethnic Minorities?

Yearly flu shots are strongly recommended for adults with certain chronic illnesses, but patients of racial/ethnic minority groups are less likely to receive them. Perceived discrimination may be a contributing factor, but can't completely explain the racial/ethnic disparity, reports a study in the June issue of Medical Care. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.

Morning Wrap: Bank of America Fights Discrimination Finding | Breyer Talks Post-Scalia Court

Bank of America sues the Labor Department over its finding of racial discrimination in job-hiring. Justice Stephen Breyer dismisses the notion that the justices could be hampered without a ninth colleague. And the Supreme Court reverses a death sentence in Georgia for race-based juror selection. This is a roundup from ALM and other publications.       

Airbnb Hit With Racial Discrimination Suit

Is Airbnb allowing hosts to discriminate against potential guests based on their race? A recently filed lawsuit alleges that it does.

SCOTUS Swings Left on Employment Discrimination and Racial Gerrymandering

Monday was a bad day at the Supreme Court for racist prosecutors, racist employers, and racist congressmen. My colleague Dahlia Lithwick is covering the court’s rebuke of those grotesquely racist prosecutors; let’s focus here on the stinging defeats that the justices handed bigoted employers and gerrymandering legislators. First up is Green v. Show More Summary

Supreme Court tosses all-white jury death sentence

4 days agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

The justices ruled 7-1 in favor of death row inmate Timothy Tyrone Foster in ?underscoring the importance of rules they laid out in 1986 to prevent racial discrimination in the selection of juries

AirBnb Sued for Racial Discrimination

AirBnb Sued for Racial Discrimination A lawsuit filed on Tuesday against AirBnb, the company that describes itself on its website as “a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around...Show More Summary

The Smithsonian asked Muslim American children to read Japanese internment-camp letters

The Japanese American children who spent years in World War II internment camps were hopeful. Some thought racial discrimination would end after the war, they wrote in letters about their daily lives. But now, the grown-up survivors are seeing another group endure isolation and hatred: Muslim Americans....

Airbnb Got Called Out For Allowing Racial Discrimination & Twitter Had A Lot To Say About It

When booking our Airbnb for our upcoming trip to Atlanta, my boyfriend insisted that I make a profile and do the booking. I scoffed at him, assuming that this was just a chore that he didn't want to do, but then he insisted that "we won't get denied if [I] do it." Being that I am…

Airbnb Sued By Black Guest Who Says Company Ignored Hosts' Racial Discrimination 

In March of last year, Gregory Selden, a 25-year-old from Virginia, was looking for a place to stay in Philadelphia. Selden, who is black, says a host rejected his request to book their place, but happily accepted requests he sent from two fake profiles featuring pictures of white guys. Show More Summary

UW Madison Frat Suspended Over Racial Slurs

A fraternity has been suspended on University of Wisconsin's flagship campus after a member reported that the organization created an environment that breeds discrimination and racial insensitivity, the school said. The Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter on the university ’s Madison campus has been suspended of all activities until Nov. Show More Summary

Airbnb is being sued for ignoring racial discrimination by hosts

Airbnb is facing a lawsuit from a 25-year-old black man from Washington, D.C. who believes the company ignored his requests to correct the racist practices of one of its hosts. George Selden, who's planning on making the lawsuit into a class action suit, made three profiles on the site. Show More Summary

Airbnb Slapped With Racial Discrimination Lawsuit By Black Renter Who Claims He Was Refused Philly Property

Airbnb Slapped With Racial Discrimination Lawsuit By Black Renter We reported a month about a new study from Harvard Business School showing that home renting site Airbnb hosts are more likely to book reservations with users who have “distinctly white”

Racism Matters: Study Shows 91% Of Black Teens In America Believe Bigotry Is Here To Stay

91% Of Black Teens In America Believe Racial Discrimination Is Here To Stay Back in 1966 Newsweek surveyed 800 teenagers across America to gather their thoughts on different issues plaguing the country. Fast forward to 2016 and the magazine

"WHYY Radio Times": The Crop Circle Of Secular Progressive Fundamentalist Thought: "Yesterday's Racially Segregated Bathrooms Are Today's "Transphobic Dens Of Right-Wing Discrimination" (Thank You Marty For Drawing The Colonized Negroes Along And Exposin


Why Byron Allen’s Racial Discrimination Case Against Comcast Was Dismissed … for Now

A $20 billion discrimination lawsuit filed against Comcast by Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Network and the National Association of African-American Owned Media has been dismissed, but the ruling is unlikely to mean the end of the case, reports. “This...

Comcast Granted Dismissal Of Bryon Allen’s $20B Discrimination Suit – For Now

EXCLUSIVE: It may not be entirely over but Comcast can take some relief in the ruling today to dismiss the $20 billion racial discrimination lawsuit from the Byron Allen-founded Entertainment Studios Network and the National Association of African-American Owned Media. Show More Summary

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