Tag: Racial Discrimination

NAACP Warns Minorities Traveling to Missouri

NAACP’s national delegates voted on Wednesday to issue a “travel advisory” stating that people of color and other marginalized groups travelling to Missouri are at risk of their civil rights being violated. According to the Springfield News Leader, the delegates chose to nationally adopt the advisory after it was put…

Black Girls Face Unequal Punishment in Schools

By Chris Hoenig Photo by Shutterstock Kenji Roberts and Sakinah White are raising girls who are both good students. They are getting good grades and are very involved in extracurricular activities, like cheerleading. But for each, an indelible mark has been left, scars of school discipline systems that treat them…

November Legal Roundup: Does ADHD Excuse Verbal Abuse

Here’s the latest on some employment-related legal cases that have gone before the courts: Disability Discrimination | Sex Discrimination | National-Origin Discrimination | Age Discrimination | Race Discrimination | Labor Relations | Family and Medical Leave Act Disability Discrimination Back to top Selective Impairment Does Not Substantially Limit Police Supervisor…

June Legal Roundup: Fired for Eating a Bag of Potato Chips

Here’s the latest on some employment-related legal cases that have gone before the courts: Disability Discrimination | Sexual Harassment | Racial Discrimination | Religion Discrimination | Age Discrimination | Family and Medical Leave Act | Affirmative Action Rules Disability Discrimination Back to top Was “Grazing” a Theft or an Emergency…

FDNY Discrimination Lawsuit Settled

By Julissa Catalan More than half of New York City’s population is made up of nonwhites and/or Latinos, yet Blacks and Latinos have never made up more than 4 percent of the Fire Department, City of New York (FDNY). After a seven-year legal battle, the City of New York has…

Lawmaker: 'Government Shouldn't Prevent Racial Discrimination'

By Julissa Catalan According to a Republican South Dakota State Senator and “free market economy” advocate, businesses should have the right to deny services to clientele based on their race. In an interview with the Rapid City Journal, Phil Jensen stood by those beliefs, saying, “If someone was a member…