discrimination

Refusing to hire someone because of their dreadlocks is legal, according to a ruling from the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Their ruling came after a lawsuit was filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against Catastrophe Management Solutions in Mobile, Alabama. The EEOC was working on behalf of Chastity Jones, whose job offer was rescinded […]

The former Oklahoma City police officer who preyed on Black women was found guilty on 18 of 36 charges ranging from rape to sexual battery.…

Detailing what many Black people know as one of the oldest racial profiling experiences, famed weatherman Al Roker took to Twitter Saturday night to announce…

The students of Yale University used their voices to speak out against several instances of racial injustice on the Ivy League campus, leading to a heavy debate about…

According to SI.com, University of Missouri football players are going on strike in protest of school president Tim Wolfe. According to a statement released through Missouri’s Legion of Black Collegians organization, “the athletes of color” on the Missouri team “will no longer participate in football-related activities,” until Wolfe steps down or is removed from his position. They […]

A parent can only do so much when it comes to raising their children to be a well-adjusted adult who exercises common sense. Raven-Symoné’s folks know this better than anyone after feeling some of the backlash for her recent discriminatory comments on “The View.” When Raven gleefully said she wouldn’t hire anyone with an ethnic […]

UPDATED: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 2:43 PM EST  Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has invited Ahmed Mohamed to the company and praised him for his creativity. UPDATED: Wednesday, September…

Brandy and Fantasia are being called before the court to answer questions about why they really cut ties with their former publicist Courtney Barnes. They’ll…

According to a report, discrimination in the workplace is affecting gay men’s pay. Listen to the audio player to hear why they make less than…

We’ve heard for a few days now, people arguing back and forth about whether the religious law in Indiana is discriminatory. To say that the…

March 7 marks the 50-year anniversary of what is commonly referred to as “Bloody Sunday.” A group of peaceful, civil rights activists made the 50-mile…