Tag: Lawsuit

Baltimore County, discriminatory, DOJ

Justice Department Sues Baltimore County Police Department for Employment Discrimination

The Justice Department (DOJ) has sued Baltimore County, Maryland and its police department for what it has deemed discriminatory hiring practices against prospective entry-level officers. The department had been using an exam, which Black applicants consistently performed worse on than white applicants, leading to fewer Black applicants being hired in…

Ross, philadelphia, Police

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross Resigns Amid Signs of Harassment and Discrimination at the Department

Philadelphia police commissioner Richard Ross has abruptly resigned amid claims of harassment and discrimination at his department. The Philadelphia Police Department announced Ross’ resignation Aug. 20. Philadelphia mayor Jim Kenney said Ross had ineffectively handled these cases of harassment and discrimination and that he believes Ross’ leave is best for…

Shannon Blick Taneia Giles reverse racism principal Ann Arbor school district $5 million

Former Ann Arbor Principal Shannon Blick Sues District for $5 Million for Reverse Racism After Being Terminated

A former elementary-school principal at Lawton Elementary in Ann Arbor, Mich, has filed a $5 million lawsuit against the suburban Detroit school district over allegations of “reverse racism.”  Shannon Blick, a 39-year old white woman, made the allegations in a 35-page suit filed in the Michigan Eastern District Court on…