Tag: Lyft

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. By Sheryl Estrada Uber and Lyft drivers discriminate against Blacks with frequency especially Black males with “African American-sounding names,” according to a new study. The new ride-sourcing phenomenon hasn’t served as a break from the transportation industry’s history…

Conservatives Push Gay Bashing vs. Corporate America

Apparently, bullying doesn’t stop after grade school. At least that’s how the Christian conservatives see it. Evangelicals believe big businesses are bullying them into supporting what republican presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz refers to as “an aggressive gay marriage agenda.” He also called it “unfortunate that large companies today are…

Red State Support for Gay Discrimination Continues

By Kaitlyn D’Onofrio Oklahoma has joined the discriminatory ranks of Indiana and Alabama in its latest bill passed by the Senate. According to the state’s bill, popular ridesharing programs such as Uber and Lyft reserve the right to refuse passengers who identify as transgender or gay: “[Oklahoma Transportation Network Company…