Tag Archives: discrimination

  • (The Black Hat) Gender Benders: America’s Ex-Men

    Jun 11, 15 by Cory Alexander Haywood Leave a comment

    *Social media is still coming down from the high attached to Caitlyn Jenner’s recent debut on the cover of Vanity Fair Magazine. Formerly a white male, Jenner’s sudden and highly publicized coming-out-party has quickly elevated her to the role of ambassador for the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) community. This event, which some call a […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: The Problem with Theocracy

    Apr 7, 15 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *Last week I said to let me know when the issue with Indiana’s new religious freedom law had run its course. Ultimately if no one spoke up about the law, it would stay on the books and could be used to discriminate so I’m glad that it is out in the open right now and […]

  • McDonald’s Being Sued By Former Employees For Racial & Sexual Harassment

    Jan 23, 15 by Brainuser1 1 Comment

    *Looks like a group of former McDonald’s employees didn’t have it their way while they worked at the franchise. So their suing their restaurants for racial discrimination and sexual harassment. But they’re also taking it a step further and actually naming the fast-food giant as a defendant in the suit. The 10 plaintiffs — nine of whom […]

  • BlackandBlueNews: What Happens When A White Woman ‘Interferes’ with Police?

    Oct 14, 14 by Cheryl Dorsey, retired LAPD sergeant & author Leave a comment

    *No use of force. No Taser. No arrest. As a retired veteran sergeant of the Los Angeles Police Department, I have been a participant/observer in the “tale of two police departments.” That is, the way officers treat  affluent community members versus citizens who are less fortunate. And believe me, it’s no secret among the rank […]

  • Black&Blue News: Why White Cops ‘Fear’ Black Motorists

    Oct 9, 14 by Cheryl Dorsey, retired LAPD sergeant & author Leave a comment

    *There is a pandemic. The black motoring public needs to stop scaring white police officers. Incidents are being reported nationwide; white police officers say, “I was in fear for my safety”;  code talk for, “I need to justify the excessive/deadly force I just used.” As a retired Los Angeles Police Department sergeant, responsible for investigating allegations of police […]

  • The Black Hat: Light Skinned Women Almost Non-Existent on Daytime Talk Shows

    Sep 21, 14 by Cory Alexander Haywood 29 Comments

    *Beauty comes in all shapes, sizes and colors (theoretically). However, in Hollywood, looking like a fashion model will give you a leg up on the competition (it will at least get your foot in the door). When producers of movies and television shows are looking for women to fill acting or hosting roles, they generally […]