Tag Archives: racial discrimination

  • Supreme Court Upholds Michigan’s Ban on Affirmative Action in College Admissions

    Apr 22, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *The Supreme Court dealt another blow to affirmative action programs Tuesday, upholding the right of states to ban racial preferences in university admissions. The decision came in a case brought by Michigan, where a voter-approved initiative banning affirmative action had been tied up in court for a decade. Seven other states — California, Florida, Washington, […]

  • Jennie Garth Furious After LA Club Turned Away her Black Friends

    Apr 8, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Jennie Garth, best known as Kelly Taylor from “Beverly Hills 90210,” is accusing a Hollywood club of racial discrimination after claiming the bouncers turned away her three friends … who happened to black males. According to TMZ, Jennie’s people claim the she went to DBA Monday night with two white girlfriends and three black men. […]

  • L.A. Jury Awards $1.1M to Black Firefighter in Discrimination Case

    Nov 26, 13 by jasmynecannick 2 Comments

    *Los Angeles, CA – A Los Angeles jury today concluded that Jabari Jumaane, an African-American firefighter who has been with the Los Angeles City Fire Department for 27-years had been the victim of racial discrimination, retaliation, and a hostile workplace and awarded him $1.1M. The verdict came after 16 days of deliberations and a 7 […]

  • Hooters Fires Black Woman for Wearing Blonde Highlights

    Oct 24, 13 by EURpublisher02 15 Comments

    *An African American worker at a Hooters in Baltimore said she was fired from her job because she put blonde highlights in her hair. Farryn Johnson told Baltimore’s CBS News affiliate that she was let go from her job as a waitress at Hooters due to ‘”improper image” after the 25-year-old refused to remove blonde […]

  • 2nd Shopper Accuses Barneys of Racism; Trayon Christian Update

    Oct 24, 13 by EURpublisher02 25 Comments

    *Less than 24 hours after the news that Barneys and the New York Police Department are being sued for discrimination by 19-year-old college student Trayon Christian, a second African American shopper has come forward with the same allegations. Kayla Phillips, a 21-year-old nursing student from Brooklyn, told the New York Daily News that she was […]

  • Black Congressmen Swap Racial Discrimination Stories (Watch)

    Jul 24, 13 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments

    *Addressing the Trayvon Martin killing last week, President Barack Obama said that his own encounters with discrimination stopped only when he became a senator. But interviews with African-American congressmen found that discrimination remains prevalent for them. Several were willing to share their difficult struggles with The Huffington Post, opening up about their experiences and emotions […]