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Fact Check: What Was Donald Trump Doing During the Bin Laden Raid?

At Wednesday night’s final presidential debate, Hillary Clinton drew a strong contrast between her history of public service and Donald Trump’s history of racial discrimination lawsuits and beauty pageant feuds. For the most part, she...Show More Summary

Olivier Rousteing Opens Up About Racial Discrimination, Social Media Profitability and Launching His Own Line

When Olivier Rousteing was hired as creative director of the French luxury label Balmain in 2011, the fashion establishment wasn't sure what to think. He was a relatively unknown 25-year-old person of color in Paris, a city whose biggest brands tend to be fronted by white men many years his senior.... Continue reading

Of Course Taraji P. Henson Made Waaay Less Than Brad Pitt in 'Benjamin Button'

Post by Kiarra Sylvester. In recent years, we've heard a ton about the sexism in Hollywood, but what about the racism? What happens when you're both a woman and black? Of course, we know racial discrimination exists because Hollywood...Show More Summary

Racial bias in the physician community

In the current climate today, the awareness of racial discrimination has risen in most communities. However, dealing with racial bias in medicine is a rare topic, and while few studies have been done to show that racial bias and microaggressions do exist and have an impact on the care of our patients, racial bias within […]

Justice Ginsburg Apologizes for Criticism of Quarterback’s National Anthem Protests

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg apologized Friday for criticizing professional football players who have protested racial discrimination by not standing for the national anthem when it is played before games.

New Poll: Half of Black Young People Face Job Discrimination

Almost half of young African-Americans say they’ve experienced racial discrimination while looking for a job and while on the job, and one-third of young women of all races say they’ve faced employment-related gender discrimination—which draws the logical conclusion that black women probably are the most marginalized group in the work place. According to a poll taken […]

WATCH: Asha Bandele and Dr. Carl Hart Talk Marijuana Legalization, Drug Stigma, and Racial Discrimination

The Root’s “High Society” series, which focuses on the implications of the legalization of marijuana for black America, expanded the conversation on Oct. 6 with a powerful and necessary Facebook Live chat between Dr. Carl Hart and asha bandele. Show More Summary

Supreme Court considers racial discrimination in death penalty case

In 1997, Duane Edward Buck was sentenced to die after he was convicted of killing two people and wounding a third in Houston, Texas. The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments today to decide whether Buck received a fair trial. Continue reading ? The post Supreme Court considers racial discrimination in death penalty case appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

U.S. Justice Department Goes After Gaslamp, Alleging Racial Discrimination

After months of controversy and a name change which didn’t seem to change much of anything, on Wednesday the U.S. Department of Justice filed suit against the former Gaslamp and its owner, citing a continued pattern of discrimination against minority patrons at the Midtown club. The lawsuit was filed against 360 Midtown (formerly Gaslamp and [...]Show More Summary

These Startups Want To Be Airbnb Without Racial Profiling

Airbnb just put out some new guidelines to fix its discrimination problem. But these startups might be a better option.

The police technology intensifying racial discrimination

Advanced surveillance technology is already intensifying racial discrimination at police departments in the United States, and there's a good chance it's going to get worse. Police departments across the country target communities of color with racially-biased policing strategies. Show More Summary

The Curious Record Of The Diversity Guru Suing NASCAR For $500 Million

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

It’s easy to assume the worst when you hear that NASCAR is getting sued for racial discrimination, given the organization’s Deep South roots and its persistent lack of diversity. But when Terrance Cox III made big headlines by filing...Show More Summary

Charged with Racial Discrimination, Canada’s Government Fought Dirty and Lost

2 weeks agoNews : Vice News

Ahead of a Vancouver film festival premiere, We Can't Make the Same Mistake Twice Cindy Blackstock recaps the (ongoing) civil rights battle that almost didn't happen.

Peter Thiel Gets Wakeup Call From U.S. Labor Department Over Racial Discrimination

Peter Thiel's data-mining company Palantir claims to celebrate diversity, but it now faces formal charges of racial discrimination.

The Shifting Symbolism of the Gadsden Flag

In January of 2014, an African-American maintenance mechanic for the United States Postal Service in Denver filed a complaint charging that he had been subjected to racial discrimination. Specifically, as a recent Equal Employment Opportunity...Show More Summary

Donald Trump was sued for racial discrimination in the 1970s and he's lying about it now

Donald Trump was not at his most convincing—even in a pretty unconvincing debate—when he said it was no big deal that he and his father had been sued by the Justice Department for racial discrimination in the 1970s because “ I settled...Show More Summary

Department Of Justice Sues Houston Nightclub For Racial Discrimination

Midtown 360 allegedly charged a cover for non-white patrons A popular Midtown nightclub is being sued by the U.S. Department of Justice for allegedly discriminating against people of color. KTRK reports that a lawsuit was filed on Wednesday...Show More Summary

Another 'John Doe' Sues University Under Title IX, Alleges Gender and Racial Discrimination

Ever since campus sexual assault and universities’ obligations under Title IX became a topic of public concern, schools have seen a sharp rise in the number of lawsuits filed by male students alleging gender discrimination. In the past...Show More Summary

Should U.S. pay reparations for slavery? U.N.-appointed experts think so

United Nations working group has entered the debate on U.S. racial discrimination and, after 14 years, has issued some conclusions

Trump’s claim that a racial discrimination suit was ‘brought against many real estate firms’

“As far as the lawsuit, yes, when I was very young, I went into my father’s company, had a real estate company in Brooklyn and Queens, and we, along with many, many other companies throughout the country — it was a federal lawsuit — were sued. We settled the suit with zero — with no […]

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