Tag: Racial Discrimination

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Herb Washington, Former MLB Player and Owner of Largest McDonald’s Franchise, Sues Company for Racial Discrimination

Former Oakland Athletics player, Herb Washington, who built the country’s largest Black-owned McDonald’s franchise, filed a lawsuit this week charging the fast-food behemoth with racism. The company is accused of “redlining and retaliation,” or systemically pushing Black franchisees to open in impoverished neighborhoods, causing them to yield less profit. McDonald’s…

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…