Sunday, October 20, 2019

Tag: discrimination

SMH: Arkansas Player Says He Was Dismissed...

Tyler Williams, a former basketball player for the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, said he was removed from the team because the coach...

‘It’s So Incredibly Frustrating’: Black Harvard Grad...

A Harvard University alum is at her wits end after being repeatedly denied apartments by New York City landlords, despite her $90,000 salary, pristine...

Don’t Call It a Comeback: Texas Teen...

A Texas teen who was recently denied a job at Six Flags over his locs is now turning heads at a local modeling agency,...

The CROWN Act: California Bill Aims to...

California could become the first state to protect Black employees and students from hair-based discrimination, thanks to recently proposed legislation. The CROWN Act, which seeks...

‘They Should be Terminated’: Michigan Restaurant Accused...

A Black woman is alleging racial discrimination after she says employees at J. Alexander’s in West Bloomfield, Michigan, asked her to give up her...

‘I’m Just So Shocked’: Black Woman’s Miami...

A Black traveler is speaking out after she claims she was on the receiving end of a virulently racist tirade by a Miami Beach...

Subway Manager Fired After Turning Down Black...

The manager of a Subway restaurant in Spring, Texas, was handed his pink slip this week after a damning text exchange revealed he denied...

Referee Who Forced Black Wrestler to Cut...

A referee who faced intense scrutiny after forcing a New Jersey high school wrestler to cut his dreads or forfeit the match has taken...

Black WWII Veteran Becomes an Officer 76...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An African American man who was denied officer status in the U.S. Army was commissioned as a second lieutenant on Friday...

Study: Black Consumers Are Paying an Average...

Something as simple as opening a checking account at a local bank could prove more costly for Blacks and Latinos, according to a New...

Tired of the Widespread Gentrification, D.C. Lawyer...

D.C.'s longest standing Black residents are facing displacement, thanks to citywide housing and urban renewal policies aimed at attracting millennial renters, a new discrimination...

Indianapolis Bar Kicks Out Patron After Claiming...

What was supposed to be a fun night out with friends turned sour for an Indianapolis man who claims he was kicked out of a restaurant for sporting a necklace with a large cross on it.

GOP Lawmaker Says Businesses Should be Able...

A South Dakota lawmaker has apologized for comments suggesting businesses should be allowed to refuse service to customers based on the color of their...

A Passenger’s Complaint About a ‘Pungent’ Odor...

A Nigerian woman is suing United Airlines after she says she and her two children were booted from a flight after a white passenger...

Teens Chased Out of California Store By...

Emeryville popcorn shop is facing backlash after witnesses said a worker, later identified as the company CEO, repeatedly hurled racial slurs at a group...

Man with a Concealed Carry Permit Denied...

A Black man claims he was barred from purchasing a firearm at Walmart because of his race, despite having a license to carry. A video...

Pennsylvania Golf Club Under Fire After Calling...

A Pennsylvania golf club has apologized for calling the cops on a group of Black women after the club's co-owner and his father accused...

Trolls Create Fake Starbucks Coupon Exclusively Targeting...

As if Starbucks wasn't receiving enough bad publicity already, officials say there's now a fake coupon floating around purporting to offer free coffee to...

Report: Trump Rejected Miss Universe Contestants for...

A new report published by investigative journalist Michael Isikoff and Mother Jones' David Corn claims President Donald Trump would dismiss Miss Universe contestants he...

Ex-Infowars Employee Files Complaint Alleging Discrimination, Says...

Infowars founder Alex Jones has discriminated against staffers, engaged in racist and anti-Semitic jokes against former employees and even groped a female colleague, according...

‘Shut the F-ck Up and Deal’: Black...

A former reporter for progressive news outlet The Young Turks has filed suit against the YouTube-centric media outlet, accusing his higher-ups of race-based discrimination. The...