Monday, October 14, 2019

Tag: Racial Discrimination

Bank of America to Pay $4.2M After...

Alleged hiring discrimination by Bank of America will cost the firm $4.2 million in back wages, interest and other fees, the U.S. Labor Department...

‘Knock It Off!’: Black Woman Sues Portland...

An African-American woman is taking a Portland restaurant to court after she says she and her family were treated poorly compared to the eatery's...

Referee Who Forced High School Wrestler to...

The New Jersey referee who sparked national outcry when he forced a Black wrestler to cut his dreads or forfeit a high-stakes match has...

Michigan Probation Officer Who Was Subjected to...

A Michigan couple is feeling vindicated after being awarded a whopping $11.3 million verdict in their racial discrimination suit against the state's Department of...

‘It Has Taken Its Toll’: Black Man...

A British police department is investigating after a Black man said dealing with racist gestures and sexual assault at an auto parts...

DOJ Sues Baltimore County Police Over Alleged...

The U.S. Justice Department is taking Baltimore County to court over claims that the county's police department discriminated against Black applicants for entry-level police...

American Airlines Dubs Black First-Class Passenger ‘Confrontational’...

A Black Texas man booted from an American Airlines flight after he refused to switch first-class seats due to his pet-hair allergy...

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...