Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Tag: discrimination

‘Saving Our Own Souls’: ABS CEO, Ugandan...

Atlanta Black Star CEO Neil Nelson and Ugandan MP, musician and activist Bobi Wine In light of...

Amazon Asked Former Manager to Confirm Gender...

Retail giant Amazon is facing a lawsuit by a former manager who claims she was made to scour the social media accounts...

Denver Insurance Company to Come Out the...

A Denver insurance company has agreed to pay $20.5 million to settle claims that it discriminated against Black and female employees.

‘He Couldn’t be That Disgusted’: Former JP...

A former financial adviser for JP Morgan Chase who claims he was fired for calling out racism at the investment bank is speaking out...

Retired Cop Claims NYPD Rewarded Officers for...

New York City officers were rewarded more overtime if they arrested African-American men, a bombshell declaration submitted by a former NYPD cop alleges. Retired policeman Pierre...

Investigation Shows Blacks Are Much More Likely...

An investigation by NBC 7 San Diego has revealed stark racial disparities in drug prosecutions across the city. The report, published Monday, found that African-Americans...

AMC Responds to Racial Profiling Incident by...

AMC Theatres is doing damage control after a group of Black women allege they were racially profiled by staffers during a recent showing of...

Sacramento Teacher Trashes Students’ Art Work Supporting...

A Sacramento, California school district is facing backlash amid allegations it discriminated against students who did a class project expressing support for Black Lives...

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...