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Obama Turned Away from Three Elite Golf Clubs

Obama Turned Away from Three Elite Golf Clubs

by Aura Bogado on September 11 2014, 1:54PM

One is owned by Donald Trump, who poked fun at the incident.

Topics: /NOW, Society

New Report Tracks Discrimination Against California's Muslims

New Report Tracks Discrimination Against California’s Muslims

by Carla Murphy on August 28 2014, 2:08PM

And those perceived to “look Muslim” too

Topics: /NOW, Society

New Report Says U.S. Health Care Violates U.N. Convention on Racism

New Report Says U.S. Health Care Violates U.N. Convention on Racism

by Miriam Zoila Pérez on August 28 2014, 11:00AM

A new report for the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination calls attention to health care discrimination against black women and Latinas—and its dire impact.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Health

Navajo Kindergartener Told to Cut his Hair, Sent Home on First Day of School

Navajo Kindergartener Told to Cut his Hair, Sent Home on First Day of School

by Aura Bogado on August 27 2014, 4:58PM

Dreadlocks are also prohibited in this West Texas school district

Topics: Native Affairs, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Commuter Attacked for Speaking Bengali

Commuter Attacked for Speaking Bengali

by Carla Murphy on June 5 2014, 10:26AM

The alleged assailant has been charged with misdemeanor assault and battery as a hate crime.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Former Abercrombie Manager Explains Systemic Discrimination

Former Abercrombie Manager Explains Systemic Discrimination

by Aura Bogado on May 5 2014, 12:02PM

“This is the story of the year I discriminated against everybody.”

Topics: /NOW, Society

Complaint: Boomers! Parks Discriminate Against Muslims and Sikhs

Complaint: Boomers! Parks Discriminate Against Muslims and Sikhs

by Julianne Hing on April 29 2014, 1:49PM

The company won’t allow Muslims and Sikhs with head coverings to ride certain rides, but refuses to make accommodations, civil rights groups allege.

Topics: /NOW

Black College Student Files $5 Million Discrimination Suit

Black College Student Files $5 Million Discrimination Suit

by Carla Murphy on March 26 2014, 11:44AM

Claim says university failed to protect student from racial bullying

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Youth File Complaint Against NC Public High Schools

Youth File Complaint Against NC Public High Schools

by Carla Murphy on March 6 2014, 2:40PM

Alleges schools deter immigrants from enrolling

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

NYPD's Lone Black Scuba Diver Files EEOC Complaint Over Racial Taunts on the Job

NYPD’s Lone Black Scuba Diver Files EEOC Complaint Over Racial Taunts on the Job

by Julianne Hing on March 4 2014, 5:13PM

“Black guys couldn’t swim,” the scuba-diving unit’s captain allegedly said to explain why he blocked Oscar Smith’s transfer.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Mich. Muslim Awarded $1.2 Million in Discrimination Suit

Mich. Muslim Awarded $1.2 Million in Discrimination Suit

by Carla Murphy on March 3 2014, 1:12PM

One Michigan county has to pay up

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Transgender Workers in the U.S. Still Face a Bleak Landscape

Transgender Workers in the U.S. Still Face a Bleak Landscape

by Von Diaz on November 20 2013, 11:57AM

Only 34 states have law protecting transgender people in the workplace, and a new map and report show just how many barriers they have to equitable employment.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Senate Passes LGBT Anti-Discrimination Bill

Senate Passes LGBT Anti-Discrimination Bill

by Von Diaz on November 7 2013, 4:15PM

ENDA passed with 64-32 votes in the Senate today.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Attack Against Sikh Professor Sparks Community Dialogue

Attack Against Sikh Professor Sparks Community Dialogue

by Von Diaz on September 30 2013, 4:20PM

Students and community members joined at the site where Dr. Prabhjot Singh was brutally attacked last week in a potential hate crime.

Topics: /NOW

There's an Apartment for Rent, But Black People Need Not Apply

There’s an Apartment for Rent, But Black People Need Not Apply

by Jamilah King on August 28 2013, 11:58AM

A new lawsuit filed in New York’s federal district court alleges racial discrimination.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

EEOC Lawsuit: BMW and Dollar General's Background Checks Discriminate Against Black Workers

EEOC Lawsuit: BMW and Dollar General’s Background Checks Discriminate Against Black Workers

by Julianne Hing on June 11 2013, 3:47PM

The Obama administration has been particularly aggressive in challenging workplace discrimination.

Topics: /NOW

US Court Upholds $1 Mil for Latino Student Harassed in High School

US Court Upholds $1 Mil for Latino Student Harassed in High School

by Jorge Rivas on December 4 2012, 11:57AM

One of the biggest awards ever issued in a high school racial harassment case was upheld by a New York Court on Monday.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Apple Stores in Georgia Won't Sell iPads to People Speaking Farsi

Apple Stores in Georgia Won’t Sell iPads to People Speaking Farsi

by Jorge Rivas on June 20 2012, 12:07PM

WSB-TV in Alpharetta, Georgia has interviews with two people who were denied iPads and iPhones at two different Apple Stores after employees learned they were from Iran.

Topics: Global Affairs, /NOW

Feds: Bias Against Transgender Employees Is Sex Discrimination

by Shani O. Hilton on April 24 2012, 5:04PM

The Equal Opportunity Employment Commission says Mia Macy, a transgender federal employee, can in fact file a bias claim under Title VII after being denied a job her gender identity.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Muslim Woman Kicked Off Southwest Flight After 'It's a Go' Mix-Up

Muslim Woman Kicked Off Southwest Flight After ‘It’s a Go’ Mix-Up

by Jorge Rivas on October 10 2011, 2:57PM

Southwest Airlines flight officials did not let Irum Abbasi re-board because the crew was “uncomfortable” with her on the plane.

Topics: National Security

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