Saturday, August 18, 2018

Tag: discrimination

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...

Fox News’ Guest Gets Dragged After Suggesting...

  A guest on the Fox News Network sent social media into tizzy this week when he tried to downplay a Black woman's less-than-pleasant experience...

Through Advisories or Boycotts, Can Companies Be...

For only the second time in its history, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has opted to issue a travel advisory...

How Franchising Could Be a Viable Option...

For an entire generation of African-Americans, the notion of wealth management is a foreign concept. Despite the fact that most African-Americans are hard-working contributors...

White Job Applicants Received More First-Round Interview...

The U.S. hiring market hasn't changed much for Black applicants in the last 25 years, according to a new analysis. A study examining résumé responses and...

Making America Hate Again: Anti-Muslim Crimes Rise...

A new report by the Council on American-Islamic Relations revealed that anti-Muslim hate crimes spiked a staggering 91 percent within the first six months...

Airbnb Host Who Refused Guest Based on...

UCLA law student Dyne Suh and her friends excitedly headed towards Big Bear, Calif., in February, where they had reserved an Airbnb rental for...

As Hate Crime Attacks Increase In the...

The news has been filled with stories involving hate crimes. In Aspen, Colo., for example, a homeless man was charged with pulling a knife...

Lead and the Black Community: How The...

Water is essential for life. Without it, the average person would die after four days. In the aftermath of the Flint, Mich., water crisis, which...