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NYT Demotes Racist Editor Jonathan Weisman Instead of Firing

Deputy Washington Editor for The New York Times Jonathan Weisman has been demoted – but not fired – after he ignited fury on Twitter for racist tweets. In late July, Weisman deleted a tweet  after he suggested Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar were not truly from the Midwest and their colleague…

death, men, police

Police Brutality a Leading Cause of Death Among Young Men

A new study from Rutgers University-Newark has found that police are a leading cause of death among young — especially Black — men in America today. The study, which compiled data on police-involved deaths in the U.S., estimated the risks of being killed in a law enforcement encounter by age,…

Upper Crust Bakery, DOJ, immigration

Upper Crust Bakery Reaches Settlement with DOJ Over Immigration Employment Discrimination

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has reached a settlement agreement with Arizona-based company Upper Crust Bakery over a suit involving immigration status discrimination. Upper Crust Bakery, which provides baked goods for companies like Starbucks, Cotsco and Kroger’s discriminated against certain employees by requiring them to provide specific immigration documents to…