Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Tag: Racial Discrimination

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...

Pew Survey: 67 Percent of Whites Have...

In light of the rise in hate crimes in America in recent years, and the rise of President Donald Trump through the...

New York Nanny Sues Upscale Eatery Boss,...

The former nanny for a manager at the upscale New York eatery Scarpetta is suing her ex-boss over conditions she has compared to "modern-day...

Baltimore Law Firm Sees Uptick in Calls...

The Baltimore law firm representing a Maryland Legal Aid attorney who filed a complaint against the Harford County Sheriff's Office alleging discrimination last week says...

‘Extreme Hairstyle’? Six Flags Over Texas Denies...

An outraged mother and her son are speaking out after the 17-year-old was denied a summer job at Six Flags Over Texas because of...

Deputy at Maryland Courthouse Refuses to Believe Black...

An officer in the Harford County Sheriff’s Office is said to have accused a Black attorney in Maryland of being his client who was impersonating...

More Americans Now Believe Inequality Between Blacks...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A record percentage of Americans — including growing percentages of whites, blacks, independents, Democrats and Republicans — say they believe the...

Outraged Students Stage Sit-In After Racist Incident...

In a show of solidarity, hundreds of students at an elite Manhattan high school on New York City's Upper East Side staged a protest...

UK Cop, Fired for Blurting Racist Slurs,...

A 22-year-old English police officer who was fired after blurting out racial slurs at a party more than a year ago has now been...

Wisconsin Bar Fires Bartender Who Told Patrons...

What was intended as a "joke" wound up costing a Wisconsin bar employee her job. Owners of the Sardine Can, which pegs itself at "Green...

Arkansas Fireman Dismissed, Despite His Attempt to...

A volunteer firefighter has been given the boot after his racist comment about the arrest of two men led to massive criticism. The Jacksonville, Arkansas...

Woman Who Applied For a Scientist Position...

A woman by the name of MK Menon wrote a story in the Huffington Post about how she was asked about terrorism when she...

Republicans Just Made It Easier For Auto...

The Republican Party policies of financial deregulation and rollback of civil rights enforcement have come together, as the U.S. Senate gives the green light...