Discrimination

UKIP AM uses racial slur about black MP Chuka Umunna

<b>A UKIP AM has been recorded using a racial slur about a black MP in a phone call to a former member of her staff.</b><p>North Wales AM Michelle Brown was recorded using derogatory comments about Labour MP for Streatham, Chuka Umunna, in a call in May 2016 to her then head of office Nigel Williams.<p>Ms Brown …

4 Charts That Illustrate The Bias Against LGBTQ Workers In The Nonprofit World

More than 20% of nonprofit employees identify as LGBTQ. Perhaps that’s not surprising: Those who have traditionally been discriminated against or oppressed may have a strong impulse to ensure fair treatment and opportunities for others. What is perhaps surprising (or, perhaps not) is that many …

The Workplace

Persistent redlining and employment discrimination have hurt black Americans' chance at wealth

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Liberal POV

Maine Gov. Paul LePage says he might change his mind and run for Senate

<b>(CNN) —</b> Maine Gov. Paul LePage says he might change his mind and run for Senate after all.<p>The Republican governor had explored a 2018 Senate run against independent Sen. Angus King but announced in May that he had decided not to enter the race.<p>However, in a radio interview Thursday, LePage said he …

Paul LePage

Racism in Quebec: Public consultations on systemic discrimination coming in September

The Quebec government will hold public consultations starting in September on systemic discrimination and racism in Quebec, notably in employment, …

Canadian News

MLive and the 67 riot: perpetuating the dominant narrative while ignoring the current conditions for another uprising

Over the past few days, MLive has been running a series of articles about the 1967 riot in Grand Rapids. Next week is the 50th anniversary of the 3 …

Racism

Company Sued For Alleged Racial, Religious Discrimination Against Muslim At Md. Facility

<b>BALTIMORE (WJZ) —</b> A company is being sued for alleged racial and religious discrimination against a Muslim who worked at their Woodlawn, Md. …

Freedom of Religion

Black Experience Project a heart-rending snapshot of Black lives in Toronto: Paradkar

The groundbreaking study called “Black Experience Project in the GTA,” released Wednesday, does two things.<p>1) It provides governments and advocates …

Canadian News

Colin Kaepernick, Michael Vick, and the fallacy of respectability politics

It’s naive to think Kaepernick would be closer to game day if he had a fade instead of a fro.<p>As the Civil Rights movement reached a crescendo in 1963, James Baldwin published a masterful collection of essays and a litany of thoughts examining a continued euphemism called “The Negro Problem.”<p><i>The</i> …

Michael Vick

Black Experience Project exposes Canada’s big lie: Mochama

Multiculturalism is a national policy that promises to embrace diversity while doing nothing to address a long history of punishing Black people.

Racism

New study analyzes experiences of black people in Toronto

The reminder is everywhere: on the street when a pair of cops approach you, in a mall when the clerk asks to see what’s in your bag, in your office when you’re mistaken for the janitor, in school when the guidance counsellor asks if you’re sure you can handle precalculus.<p>For many, simply being …

If you are white and offended by the water department's racist emails, welcome to black people's world

I love it when white people get more upset than black people do over racist comments.<p>It shows that they are good human beings who believe that all people should be treated justly. They can't fathom how anyone could be so insensitive, so cruel.<p>Clearly, they don't know what it means to be …

Racism

Why Michael Vick—Who Killed Dogs—Should Have Nothing to Say to Colin Kaepernick, Who Stands Up for Black People Being Killed Like Dogs

<b>UPDATE, July 18, 1:00 p.m. ET</b>: Colin Kaepernick appears to have responded to Michael Vick’s words with a simple tweet entitled “Stockholm</b> …

African-American News

Black and White in Vietnam

In 1967, the NBC journalist Frank McGee spent nearly a month living with soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division in Vietnam. Though the troops were often engaged in heavy combat, McGee had a different interest: the experiences of African-American soldiers.<p>McGee’s reporting, which resulted in the …

Opinion

More than half of black residents in GTA have been stopped by police in public, new report says

79% of men aged 25 to 44 reported being stopped by officers<p>A new report is shedding light on the types of interactions members of the black community …

Walmart apologizes after racial slur appears on product description

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Walmart is apologizing Monday after a racial slur appeared in one of its online product descriptions on the retail chain's website.<p>…

Dallas

Why the Airbnb Civil Rights Settlement Matters

We now have a foundation to work from on how to remedy racial discrimination in the sharing economy.<p>This past February, Dyne Suh, an Asian-American law student, fought through a snowstorm to get to her already-booked Airbnb unit in the mountains of Big Bear, California, she was disappointed to find …

Why are African Americans more likely to develop Alzheimer's?

<i>New research provides fresh insight into the socioeconomic factors that could explain why African Americans are more likely to develop Alzheimer's</i> …

Dementia

Hate crimes against Muslims are on the rise in the U.S.

There were more than 940 reports of potential bias incidents involving the targeting of Muslims between April and June, according to a report …

Hate Crimes

How Would Jagmeet Singh’s Ban on Racial Profiling Work?

"What it does is send a message to all of society that this is something we will not tolerate."<p>Last week, NDP leadership hopeful and presumed frontrunner, Jagmeet Singh wrote an impassioned Twitter thread calling for a "federal ban on racial profiling."<p>"Racial profiling is violent and systemic yet …

Racial Discrimination

Multiracial adolescents show no test score gap with whites

By Jonathan RothwellThe stark, stubborn race gaps in educational achievement undermine the American promise of equal opportunity. In particular, the …

Education

African American man sues former Portland employer, alleging racial discrimination

An African American man is suing his former Portland employer, alleging he was subjected to racially offense comments by co-workers in an environment …

Chicago Tribune Columnist Slams Patriotism, Defends Colin Kaepernick Insider

<b>Judge Jeanine: Any Politician Would Take 'First Trolley to Hell' if the Devil Offered Opposition Research</b><p>A Chicago Tribune columnist bared her true feelings about America in a Thursday piece about Colin Kaepernick, the National Football League star who stirred strong feelings last year when he …

Colin Kaepernick

Jim Crow Laws Alive and Well in de Blasio’s NYC: Black and Brown People Still Targeted, Arrested at Higher Rates Than Whites, Report Finds

“Unjust and Unconstitutional: 60,000 Jim Crow Marijuana Arrests in Mayor de Blasio’s New York<i>,”</i> a revealing report commissioned by the Drug Policy …

African-American News

Racist Airbnb host hit with $5,000 fine & pointedly fitting punishments

We hope the offender enjoys volunteering for better civil-rights.<p>Airbnb’s uphill battle against racism is no secret.<p>As a Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky …

Racism

Survey: African-Americans Most Engaged with Bible

African-Americans are more engaged with the Bible than any other group, according to a survey conducted by the American Bible Society.<p>According to a …

Theology

Canada's spy agency faces $35M harassment, discrimination lawsuit

Canada’s spy agency is being sued by five employees who are looking for upwards of $35 million in damages over allegations of years of harassment and …

Ralph Goodale

Polyphobia

<i>Prejudice</i> is making judgements about a specific kind of person based on stereotypes, assumptions, and incomplete or actively faulty information. …

Relationships

Tory MP suspended over racial slur shows we really need to talk about racism

Torcuil Crichton says Anne Marie Morris' deplorable comments have loaned us platform to talk about racism in Scotland in 2017.<p>Can we talk about …

Racism

$35M lawsuit alleges racist, sexist and homophobic discrimination at CSIS

Spy agency is taking the allegations from 5 employees 'very seriously,' director says<p>Five employees of Canada's spy agency are seeking $35-million in …

CSIS