Tag Archives: discrimination

  • Limbaugh: Oprah Discriminated Against for Being ‘Fat’, not Black

    Aug 9, 13 by EURpublisher02 20 Comments

      *On his radio show Friday, Rush Limbaugh weighed in on Oprah Winfrey’s recent brush with discrimination, wondering if the clerk who turned away one of the richest women in the world was not being “racist” but instead just thought the media mogul was too “fat” to be shopping in her store. Winfrey this week […]

  • Oprah Gets Swiss Apology for Racist Incident in Zurich Store

    Aug 9, 13 by EURpublisher02 12 Comments

    *Switzerland’s national tourism office has apologized to Oprah Winfrey for the racist encounter she says happened at a store in Zurich. The media mogul, one of the world’s richest women, said a shop assistant refused to show her a handbag because it was “too expensive” for her. Forbes magazine estimates that Winfrey earned $77 million […]

  • US Airways Forced 2 Black Passengers to Change Clothes (Watch)

    Apr 15, 13 by EURpublisher02 28 Comments

    *U.S. Airways is accused of refusing to let two young African American men into first class until they changed their clothes into more “appropriate attire.” Brothers McCraig and Miles Warren are suing the airline for discrimination, claiming that when they tried to board the plane in Denver, they were repeatedly told by an employee that […]

  • Michigan Dept. of Human Services Fined for Monkey on Woman’s Desk

    Feb 22, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *In the workplace, it is hard to prove discrimination, sexual harrassment, and/or plain ol’ harrassment. So, when someone gets results in cases like this, it is exciting…no matter what the reward may be. Crystal Perry works for Michigan’s Department of Human Services (DHS), and she tried to prove that she was passed over for a […]

  • Woman Receives Reprieve Hours Before Death Chamber

    Jan 31, 13 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *There have been a few people convicted of crimes that have garnered nationwide support to either release them from jail or have them removed from death row… not this time. In 1997, Kimberly McCarthy, 51, was accused of killing her neighbor Dorothy Booth, a 71-year-old retired college psychology professor in Lancaster, Texas, approximately 15 miles […]

  • ‘Bachelor’ Sean Tells Robyn ‘My Last Girlfriend was Black’

    Jan 9, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Entertainment Weekly has an exclusive preview of next week’s episode of “The Bachelor,” in which star Sean tells one of the show’s three African American contestants that his last girlfriend was black. EW points out the irony of the conversation, considering this current season is the first to air since the show was sued for […]