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Discrimination Against Latinos in United States Has Risen, Study Says

Discrimination Against Latinos in U.S. Has Risen, Study Says

Correlation between discrimination and anti-immigrant policies "chilling" following President-elect Donald Trump's hard-line immigration proposals.

U.S. School an Antidote to Transgender Discrimination Complaints

U.S. School an Antidote to Transgender Discrimination Complaints

Pride School Atlanta, a private school in Georgia, provides LGBT youth a safe haven to attend school.

Delta Air Lines Offers Apology to Black Doctor, Makes Policy Changes

Delta Air Lines Offers Apology to Black Woman Doctor Called “Sweetie” by Flight Attendant

"Inclusion training," but no other specific action, to be given to astoundingly white male leadership team.

U.S. Appeals Court to Hear Gay Workplace Discrimination Case

Texas Could Lose $8.5 Billion if Anti-LGBT Legislation is Passed: Study

A study found that Texas' economy could suffer greatly — like North Carolina’s did —if lawmakers sign anti-LGBT legislation.

Study: Uber, Lyft Drivers Discriminate Against Blacks with 'African American-Sounding Names'

Study: Uber, Lyft Drivers Discriminate Against Blacks with ‘African American-Sounding Names’

Researchers found that ride-sourcing companies are not exempt from practicing racial discrimination.

Airbnb Responds to Racism by Tweaking Anti-Bias Policies for Hosts

Airbnb Responds to Racism by Tweaking Anti-Bias Policies for Hosts

"When we designed the platform — three white guys — there were a lot of things we didn't think about," Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky said.

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Partial Win in Fight Over North Carolina Transgender Bathroom Law

Federal judge rules North Carolina's university system must allow transgender students and employee to use bathrooms matching their gender identity.

Voter ID Laws Smacked Down as Being Overtly Racist

Voter ID Laws Smacked Down as Being Overtly Racist

Federal court in North Carolina said state disenfranchised “African-Americans with almost surgical precision,” while federal judges in Wisconsin and North Dakota said Blacks and Native American voters were affected.

U.S. Appeals Court Strikes Down North Carolina Voter ID Law

U.S. Appeals Court Strikes Down North Carolina Voter ID Law

Court ruled the law discriminated against African-American residents.

Transgender History Made at Democratic Convention

Sarah McBride became the first openly transgender person to address a major party convention; party platform includes “transgender” for first time.

Congressman Elijah Cummings

Democratic Platform Touts Diversity, Inclusion

Positions are stark contrast to GOP policy. Meanwhile, undocumented immigrants to work and speak at DNC convention.

NBA pulls All-Star game from Charlotte

North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Stance Forces NBA to Move All-Star Game

Lawmakers ignore lessons learned in other states of the business benefits of diversity, with hundreds of millions of dollars lost.

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Texas Voter ID Law Discriminates, Federal Court Rules

Appeals court agrees the Texas law made it harder for Blacks and Latinos to vote and violates the U.S. Voting Rights Act.

Newt Gingrich

All Muslims in U.S. Must be Tested for Their Beliefs, Says Gingrich

Those who believe in Islamic principles should be deported, said Gingrich, who also called for all mosques to be monitored.

GOP platform committee

GOP Ignores Internal Pleas for Inclusion 

The party’s platform committee rejected repeated attempts by its own members to soften the GOP’s stance against the gay community — or even acknowledge discrimination — in the official party platform.

Ash Carter

Pentagon Ends Ban on Transgender Troops

The policy allowing transgender people to serve openly not only “is the right thing to do,” but also benefits the military’s ability to recruit and retain the best talent.

NJ Transit

NJ Transit Settles $3.65 Million Discrimination Suit

Complaints include supervisors using racial slurs, with one putting a noose around a worker’s neck.

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GOP Blocks LGBT Rights Amendment Days After Orlando Shooting

After Republican leaders claimed to “stand in solidarity” with the LGBT community following the tragedy in Orlando, GOP leaders rejected a proposal to protect LGBT people from discrimination.