Friday, August 23, 2019

Tag: Racial Discrimination

Annapolis Housing Authority Responds to Federal Lawsuit,...

The Housing Authority for the City of Annapolis, Maryland, is calling for a judge to dismiss a federal complaint on the grounds that the...

Black Oregon Women Score Undisclosed Settlement in...

After filing a lawsuit alleging Airbnb discriminated against them, three Black women from Oregon have reached a settlement. The...

Lawsuit: Black School Worker ‘Humiliated’ After Colleagues...

A North Carolina school district employee has filed a discrimination lawsuit claiming she was "humiliated" after several of her white colleagues signed a petition...

Michigan Principal Files $5M Lawsuit Claiming Black...

The former principal of an elementary school in Ann Arbor, Michigan, is taking the district to court, claiming she was discriminated against and eventually...

Report: Michigan Cop Fired for Saying ‘Somali...

Michigan's capital city tried for months to prevent a daily newspaper from receiving a file that revealed a police officer was fired...

Former Arizona Senate Staffer Represents Herself In...

A former Arizona Senate staffer has been awarded $1M in damages from the state of Arizona after a federal jury agreed that she was...

‘Disgusting’: Black Patrons Allegedly Profiled, Booted From...

An African American woman is speaking out after she and a group of friends were allegedly profiled while dining at a local bar. In...

Oklahoma Man Struggles to Recover After Racist...

The wife of an Oklahoma man is speaking out after a vicious attack outside a Shawnee bar left her husband hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. Now,...

New Data Finds Black Homebuyers, Despite Their...

African-American homebuyers in the U.S. are more than twice as likely to be denied a home mortgage as white applicants, even when controlling for...

Michigan Women Allege Denny’s Offered This Outrageous...

Three Michigan women are threatening to take a popular restaurant chain to court following an alleged incident of racial discrimination. Lansing natives Jennifer McEwen, Sasha...

Macy’s Facing Lawsuit Over Its ‘Discriminatory’ Criminal...

Macy's Inc. is facing a discrimination claim after the company fired an employee with a misdemeanor conviction. The NAACP...

KKK Symbols, Racial Slurs Found Scrawled in...

Racial tensions at an Oklahoma high school boil over in the form of a two-day vandalism spree that left band room countertops...

Texas Restaurant Defends Policy Charging Black Student...

An Italian eatery in Texas is facing backlash after a recent Black college graduate claims she was racially profiled and ordered to leave after...

Study Indicates People With Black-Sounding Names Less...

A study conducted by a Yale University postdoctoral associate and lecturer has revealed that private practice lawyers in California have some bias...

New Oregon Bill Would Allow Black People...

Oregon lawmakers approved a bill Monday aimed a preventing on racially-motivated calls to police. The bill, which would allow victims to...

New Lawsuit Accuses Kansas Restaurant of Refusing...

Managers at a Buffalo Wild Wings in Overland Park, Kansas, regularly made derogatory remarks about Black customers and even allowed employees to refuse them...

White FDNY Lieutenant Claims ‘Emotional Distress’, Sues...

A New York City firefighter is alleging racial discrimination after he claims he was booted from an honorary post because he's white. Lt. Daniel McWilliams...

Virginia Staffing Firm Apologizes for Job Post...

After much criticism, a Virginia staffing has apologized for an online job posting considered by many to be racially discriminatory. IT hiring firm Cynet Systems...

Black Walmart Workers Promised Raises But Were...

Over 100 African-American workers have filed a discrimination complaint against retail giant Walmart, saying the company denied them jobs because of their past criminal...

Black Farmers’ Case Against Stine Seed Co....

Mediation is a no-go for Memphis-based Black Farmers and Agriculturalists Association (BFAA) and the Stine Seed Co., which is accused of selling Black farmers...

Black Army Sergeant Hit With Felony Assault...

A U.S. Army sergeant said she is "terrified" after she was charged with a crime she says she didn't commit. Sergeant First Class Kai Waters...