Discrimination

The data are in: Young people are increasingly less racist than old people

On May 7, Emmanuel Macron—centrist, pro-European, pro-immigrant—won the French presidential election runoff against the far-right populist Marine Le Pen. After victories by Donald Trump (who has said “laziness is a trait in blacks”) and for a Brexit campaign led by the UK Independence Party …

Sociology

Report: Blacks still main targets of stop-and-frisk initiative

Philadelphia police still more likely to be frisk black men and women than any other ethnic group, but city officials contend they are not more …

Philadelphia

New York City Has A New Campaign To Fight Discrimination In The Trump Era

"Regardless of what happens at the federal level, the City of New York will stand up for you."<p>Posted on May 23, 2017, 15:14 GMT<p>Thousands of stories detailing allegations of racial and religious discrimination have poured into the New York City Commission on Human Rights for years, but the …

3 more Fox News employees are suing over alleged sexual harassment and racial discrimination

(Mic) — Three current and former Fox News employees have filed legal complaints alleging discrimination at the conservative news channel. The new suits, which were filed Monday against Fox News' parent company 21st Century Fox, come amid a slew of other complaints alleging a company culture that …

Business

Where's the empathy for Black poverty and pain?

In the 1890s, sociologist W.E.B. Du Bois noticed something disturbing about how Americans viewed the plight of Blacks in Philadelphia who had …

Philadelphia

Behind the Scenes with Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors

<b>Drew Holcomb at Paste Studios, New York, NY, 5/18/2017</b><p><b>Drew Holcomb at Paste Studios, New York, NY, 5/18/2017</b><p><b>Drew Holcomb at Paste Studios, New York,</b> …

New York, NY

Three More People Have Sued Fox News For Racial Or Gender Discrimination

In July 2015, after a night where Flatter screamed at Lee in the newsroom and co-workers had to intervene to get Flatter away from Lee, Fox informed Lee that Flatter was leaving.<p>The following week, according to the complaint, Lee's supervisor called her in his office and asked "Are you happy now? …

Sexual misconduct claims among spike of corruption allegations against UK police

Racial discrimination claims are almost among the increase in figures.<p>Britain's police watchdog is dealing with more than twice the number of …

Corruption

It’s the black working class—not white—that was hit hardest by industrial collapse

In places like Flint, Michigan, the story is very real<p>The streets were filled with jubilant crowds and awed journalists as a gold-plated car rolled …

History

Steep rise in interracial marriages among newlyweds 50 years after they became legal

<i>The marriage of Mildred Loving, a part-Native American, part-black woman, and her white husband, Richard Loving, led to the 1967 U.S. Supreme Court</i> …

Southern California

White lawmaker apologizes for ‘monkey’ email

A white Alabama legislator who stirred outrage after sending an email that black lawmakers on Wednesday condemned as racist has apologized.<p>Republican …

Poll Says Blacks Less Likely to Have Enough for Retirement

CHICAGO (AP) — Older white Americans are nearly twice as likely as African-Americans to say they’ve saved enough for retirement, a new poll found.<p>The …

Retirement

Senator apologizes for use of racial slur during testimony on transgender rights bill

OTTAWA—Sen. Andre Pratte apologized Thursday for using a notorious racial slur during a Senate committee hearing, where he uttered the so-called …

Transgender

Mpls. NAACP calls for boycott of Park Board over racial equity

The local chapter wants fair treatment of employees of color in hiring, promotions and discipline.

Minneapolis

Racial segregation isn’t just a moral issue—it’s a dire health concern

Segregation has a devastating effect on black Americans’ health.<p>That’s the conclusion of a recent study, which found that black adults saw a significant reduction in their blood pressure once they moved out of a mostly black community to a less segregated one. The paper, published in JAMA Internal …

Blood Pressure

Philly sues Wells Fargo for alleged housing discrimination practices

City: Minority borrowers were targeted for high-risk loans<p>The City of Philadelphia filed a lawsuit against Wells Fargo on Monday, alleging that the financial institution engaged in discriminatory lending practices that targeted minority homebuyers and ultimately resulted in increased foreclosures …

Wells Fargo

New report details Chicago's racial, ethnic disparities

Despite some progress, significant racial inequities have stagnated, and in some cases grown worse, in Chicago since the civil rights movement, …

Chicago Public Schools

I'm not a racist, but: how we monitor discrimination

In our comment streams people often cause offence by writing things they would never say face to face. More often than not such comments are …

Hate Crimes

NFL Team Officials Drop the Hammer on Reason Colin Kaepernick Still Can't Find a Team to Play For

Nine months ago, Colin Kaepernick protested the national anthem during a pre-season game. As a result, Kaepernick's celebrity reached a peaked he'd …

NFL

There are 15 black students at Cambridge. Here's why their photo went viral

That is a percentage well below Britain's population — currently just over 3% of Britons are black. But it is a mismatch that is also common at elite institutions like Cambridge.<p>This month, some of the students decided to do something about it. Fourteen black male students posed for photos outside …

University of Cambridge

Police mistake black actor in play about racism for drug dealer outside theatre

A black actor has accused police of racial profiling after they stopped him hours before he was due to perform in a production on racism and …

UK News

White Michigan officer accuses police department of discrimination after learning he's part black

A white police officer in Michigan is claiming he was subjected to racial taunts including being called “Kunta” by his colleagues after a genetic test revealed he was part black.<p>Sgt. Cleon Brown of the Hastings Police Department said his father always claimed he was part Native American but when …

Policing

Q&A: Can Black America Stay Strong Under Trump?

AP Photo/Jacquelyn MartinNational Urban League President and CEO Marc Morial speaks about the 2017 State of Black America report at the National …

U.S. Politics

New White House Commission on "Election Integrity” Is Simply a Cover for Voter Suppression and Discrimination | National Urban League - Washington Bureau

WASHINGTON, DC (May 12, 2017) – National Urban League President and CEO, Marc H. Morial, issued the following statement today on President Trump’s …

Government

White Americans' economic hardships and Trump's big win: What a new report reveals

Roughly a third of white working-class Americans said that they have cut back on food or meals in the past year to save money. A similar share said it would be difficult — if not impossible — for them to cover an emergency expense of $400. And among those who live in the same town where they grew …

Social Justice

Report: Black Girls 5 Times More Likely to Be Suspended From School Than White Girls

Black girls do not present more frequent or serious discipline problems. They are not slower learners; nor do they struggle academically more than …

Gender

Paul LePage Won't Run For Senate -- But He Could Go To Washington Anyway

There's a chance Maine's controversial Republican governor could just appoint himself to a temporary Senate seat.<p>Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R), one of the nation’s most controversial and headline-grabbing politicians, announced Wednesday that he will not run for Senate in 2018.<p>“Governor Paul LePage …

Paul LePage

4 out of 5 physician moms report discrimination, much of it based on motherhood

<b>Workplace discrimination is common in medicine for women physicians who are also mothers, affecting as many as four out of five “doctor moms,” according to a new survey led by UC San Francisco.</b><p>Of the nearly 6,000 physician mothers in the survey, nearly 78 percent reported discrimination of any …

Health Care

White Mich. Cop Faced Racial Taunts After Ancestry.com Test Showed He’s 18 Percent Black: Lawsuit

There are just some things you can’t make up, and apparently, a white Hastings, Mich., police officer is claiming that he has been subjected to …

African-American News