Thursday, May 23, 2019

Tag: job discrimination

Natural Hair Bias Is the Latest Tool Being...

In Malden, Mass., the long-simmering argument of how appropriate it is for African-American women to style their hair as they choose hit a new...

Black Secret Service Agents Finally Win Decades-Old...

The Secret Service moved on Tuesday, Jan. 17, to settle a nearly 20-year-old lawsuit in which African-American agents accused the agency of fostering a...

Black Applicants File Suit Against Illinois Temp...

A group of African-American men on Tuesday filed a class-action lawsuit against a national staffing company accused of discriminating against Black job applicants in...

Erasing Culture and Race: Black Job Applicants...

A study conducted by researchers at the University of Toronto has confirmed something that many Black people have suspected for a long time. Employers...

Study Shows Local Governments Discriminate Against People...

A new study provides even further evidence of the pervasiveness of racial discrimination in America, particularly in cases where Black people come into contact...

Racism, Poverty and Prisons Have Combined in...

What happens when you combine racist hiring practices, a high poverty rate, large numbers of Black people sent to prison and a police department that...

Racism in the U.S. Has an Enormous...

Racism and job discrimination cost the state of Georgia nearly $4 billion a year in lost tax revenue—an amount that's equivalent to 20 percent...

10 of the Worst Things That Happened...

The Great Migration, which resulted in the relocation of more than 6 million African Americans from the rural South to the cities of the...

7 Common Excuses Some White People Use...

Of course there are all kinds of reasons for why you might not be chosen for the job, no matter how qualified you think...