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2 Black Staff Members Quit Bon Appétit as Tensions Over Race Continue

Troubles at the magazine surfaced in June, when the top editor resigned under pressure after staff members complained of a toxic culture.
Tags: News, Magazines, Discrimination, Anna, Lynch, Roger, Wintour, Conde Nast Publications Inc, Bon Appetit (Magazine


The Real Reason the American Economy Boomed After World War II

How expanding opportunity for women, immigrants and nonwhite workers helped everyone — and why we need to do so again.
Tags: News, Unemployment, Income Inequality, Black People, Discrimination, Whites, United States Economy, Wages and Salaries, Women and Girls, Labor and Jobs, Race and Ethnicity, Immigration and Emigration


Why Black Workers Will Hurt the Most if Congress Doesn’t Extend Jobless Benefits

An extra $600 a week smoothed out sharp differences in benefits among states, and among the people who live in them.
Tags: News, Congress, Unemployment, Income Inequality, Discrimination, Relief, Unemployment Insurance, Layoffs and Job Reductions, Race and Ethnicity, Coronavirus Aid, and Economic Security Act (2020


In Poland, the Rainbow Flag Is Wrapped Up in a Broader Culture War

Three activists were arrested and charged after hanging banners on Warsaw monuments, while opposition lawmakers wore multicolor clothing and masks in a protest in Parliament.
Tags: News, European Union, Poland, Discrimination, Demonstrations, Warsaw, Duda, Mateusz, Protests and Riots, Homosexuality and Bisexuality, Warsaw (Poland, Law and Justice (Poland, Andrzej (1972-, Morawiecki


The Real Reason the American Economy Boomed After World War II

How expanding opportunity for women, immigrants and nonwhite workers helped everyone — and why we need to do so again.
Tags: News, Unemployment, Income Inequality, Discrimination, Whites, Economic Conditions and Trends, United States Economy, Wages and Salaries, Women and Girls, Labor and Jobs, Race and Ethnicity






The Biggest Bedroom Is No Longer a ‘Master’

The term’s racist and sexist undertones lead New York’s real estate community and others to rethink outdated industry jargon.
Tags: New York, News, Black People, Discrimination, Race and Ethnicity, Real Estate and Housing (Residential, Manhattan (NYC, Houston (Tex, Real Estate Brokers


The Shadow Behind Black Mothers and Their Sons

A Black mother describes her many hopes for her child, and all come tinged with a nagging dread.
Tags: News, Parenting, Black People, Discrimination, Race and Ethnicity


Marriage officers should have the right to object on religious grounds

‘Beliefs and convictions rested on religion should be allowed the freedom awarded by the law to share the public sphere with all the other non-religious beliefs and convictions’ The post Marriage officers should have the right to object on religious grounds appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Same-sex Marriage, Opinion, Church, Religion, Constitution, Lgbtq, Discrimination, Openaccess, Department of Home Affairs, Top Six, South Africa (country, Civil Unions Act, Marriage Act, Marriage Officer


Poor and Desperate, Pakistani Hindus Accept Islam to Get By

Drawn by jobs or land offered by Muslim groups, some Hindus, facing discrimination and a virus-ravaged economy, are essentially converting to survive.
Tags: News, Poverty, Pakistan, Muslim, Discrimination, Hinduism, Minorities, Freedom Of Religion, Economic Conditions and Trends, Clergy, Muslims and Islam, Caste Systems, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


No Such Thing as a Small Victory: $1 for the Plaintiff, $95,000 for his Attorney

Suppose a national origin discrimination case goes to a jury trial (I know we’re not having jury trials during this pandemic, but humor me). The jury comes back with a verdict finding for the Plaintiff-employee. But it awards the Plaintiff just one dollar.  Is this a victory? Before you answer, you should know this happens more than you think.  Sometimes a jury may say that an employee was definitely wronged but really didn’t suffer any damages as a result. But this isn’t the end of the story.  ...
Tags: Harassment, Law, Awards, Fees, Discrimination, Victory, Award, Damages, Litigation, Decision, Superior Court, Colt Defense LLC, Attorneys Fees, Colt Defense, Discrimination & Harassment, Chro


Public officials must treat all marriages equally

Religious beliefs are no longer allowed as on objection to solemnising same-sex partnerships and rightly so The post Public officials must treat all marriages equally appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Same-sex Marriage, Opinion, Church, Religion, Constitution, Lgbtq, Discrimination, Openaccess, Department of Home Affairs, Top Six, South Africa (country, Civil Unions Act, Marriage Act, Marriage Officer


Massachusetts Court Won’t Use Term ‘Grandfathering,’ Citing Its Racist Origins

The term was “adopted by some states after the Civil War in an effort to disenfranchise African-American voters,” the court noted.
Tags: News, Massachusetts, Black People, Discrimination, Zoning, Confederate States of America, Race and Ethnicity, Civil War (US) (1861-65, Slavery (Historical, Monuments and Memorials (Structures


Trump Appointee With History of Anti-L.G.B.T.Q. Remarks Leaves Aid Agency

Merritt Corrigan, the former deputy White House liaison for the U.S. Agency for International Development, had drawn scrutiny shortly after being named to the position.
Tags: Same-sex Marriage, News, White House, Social Media, House Of Representatives, Abortion, Discrimination, Trump, Democratic Party, U S Agency for International Development, Merritt, Corrigan, Engel, United States Agency for International Development, Religion and Belief, Appointments and Executive Changes


The War on Frats

Groups of fraternity brothers and sorority sisters are working to kick their organizations off campus.
Tags: News, Social Media, Discrimination, Vanderbilt University, Colleges and Universities, Fraternities and sororities, Race and Ethnicity, Your-feed-selfcare, George Floyd Protests (2020


How Joe Arpaio’s Fate in Arizona Could Be a Window Into Trump’s

The polarizing former sheriff of Maricopa County, a stylistic doppelgänger to President Trump, is running for his old office in a state where approval of both men has slid.
Tags: News, Arizona, Republican Party, Discrimination, Joe Arpaio, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Arpaio, Maricopa County, Sheriffs, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration, Joseph M, Polls and Public Opinion, Maricopa County (Ariz


Fair housing laws: How you can prevent discriminatory practices

The current national conversation on racial equality calls into question institutionalized housing discrimination and the possibilities for the road ahead.
Tags: Service, Radio, Equality, Agent, Lending, Discrimination, Institutional Racism, Markets & Economy, Brokerage, Select, Fair Housing, Civil Rights Act, Allen Johnson, Housing Discrimination, Black Americans, Housing Segregation


Should Youth Come First in Coronavirus Care?

If medical rationing becomes necessary, some older adults are prepared to step aside. But many have the opposite concern: that they will be arbitrarily sent to the rear of the line.
Tags: News, Age, Elderly, Discrimination, Altruism, Chronological, Shortages, Hastings Center, Living Wills and Health Care Proxies, Civil Rights and Liberties, Rationing and Allocation of Resources, Your-feed-health, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Ventilators (Medical


‘The Better I Got in Sports, the Worse the Racism Got’

Patty Mills, a star player for the San Antonio Spurs, said he developed an emotional shield from a lifetime of racial abuse, but he is using the platform of the N.B.A.’s restart to speak out against racism.
Tags: News, Basketball, Indigenous Australians, San Antonio Spurs, Black People, Discrimination, Black Lives Matter Movement, Patty, Mills, Patty Mills, National Basketball Assn, Children and Childhood, Race and Ethnicity


In India, a Gay Prince’s Coming Out Earns Accolades, and Enemies

Prince Manvendra’s journey from an excruciatingly lonely child to a global L.G.B.T.Q. advocate included death threats and disinheritance.
Tags: News, India, Discrimination, Homosexuality and Bisexuality, Gohil, Royal Families, Manvendra, Gujarat State (India, Manvendra Singh




Will Americans Buy Trump’s Claims About Mail Voting Fraud?

Americans overwhelmingly support increased access to mail voting, but they also appear to be susceptible to misinformation about it.
Tags: News, Black People, Republican Party, Discrimination, Biden, Trump, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Hispanic-Americans, Joseph R Jr, Rumors and Misinformation, Presidential Election of 2020, Polls and Public Opinion, Absentee Voting, Voter Fraud (Election Fraud


What does accountability look like in 2020?

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Tags: Startups, TC, Column, Fashion, New York, Media, Instagram, Entertainment, Social Media, Future Of Work, Tech, Diversity, Adidas, Kanye West, West, Racism


The Reading List Behind ‘Nice White Parents’

Everyone wants what’s best for their children’s education. But who gets to decide what’s best? The reporter behind our new podcast from Serial shares the books that helped her answer that question.
Tags: News, Parenting, Discrimination, Whites, Race and Ethnicity, Education (K-12, Civil Rights and Liberties, Civil Rights Movement (1954-68, Segregation and Desegregation


Returning From War, Returning to Racism

After fighting overseas, Black soldiers faced violence and segregation at home. Many, like Lewis W. Matthews, were forced to take menial jobs. Although he managed to push through racism, that wasn’t an option for many.
Tags: News, Veterans, Black People, Discrimination, Lewis, Matthews, Race and Ethnicity, World War II (1939-45, G.I. Bill of Rights, Lewis W (1926-


Louisville May Become Latest City to Declare Racism a Public Health Crisis

“We must have a new sense of urgency to make this declaration,” Mayor Greg Fischer said. The city has been the focus of protests after the police killing of Breonna Taylor.
Tags: News, Black People, Police Brutality, Discrimination, Taylor, Louisville, Murders, Black Lives Matter Movement, Greg Fischer, Medicine and Health, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Public Health Crisis, Misconduct and Shootings, Race and Ethnicity, Louisville (Ky, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


‘Hidden Gem’ Made Popular by TikTok Is Shut to Keep Out-of-Towners Away

A lake in New Jersey was closed to curb the spread of the coronavirus, but some complaints about recent crowding there focused on the ethnicity of visitors.
Tags: News, New Jersey, Discrimination, Levees and Dams, Race and Ethnicity, Parks and Other Recreation Areas, Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns, Lake Solitude (NJ