‘Kramer’s’ Racist Rant

By Jessica Valoris Nov 21, 2006

The RaceWire Beat – 11.21.06 ‘Kramer’s’ Racist Rant Kramer on the hit TV show "Seinfeld," is in hot water after launching into a racist rant during his Friday-night performance at a Los Angeles comedy club. Day Laborers Win Racial Lawsuit Judge rules that a suburban village discriminated against Hispanic day laborers when it closed a hiring site and stepped up police patrols on the streets where they looked for work. Torture in Iraq, Intimidation at Home Dogged by serious allegations of human rights abuses in Iraq, a leading profiteer from the Iraq war engages in intimidation campaigns against journalists in America who seek to expose its practices. Houston Janitor Strike Ends With Agreement Workers to get higher wages and health coverage. The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines magazine.