Racial Discrimination Cases

September 11th, 2014
Written by Lisa Cornwell - Associated Press in Discrimination Cases, Race Relations with 0 Comments
Parents of expelled black student are suing the Colerain High School because school allegedly targeted students because of rap music videos and race.
Black students are suing a school district for allegedly being expelled because their actions fall within undesirable racial stereotypes. The parents of four black students who allege their children were expelled over rap music videos and targeted because of race has sued a suburban school district in federal court, charging violations of constitutional rights including free speech. Attorney...
September 5th, 2014
Written by Michael Virtanen in Discrimination Cases, Race Relations with 0 Comments
Macy's, in the racial profiling lawsuit settlement, agrees to adopt new polices on police access to its security camera monitors and against profiling. The retailer also agrees to train employees, investigate customer complaints and keep better records on it compliance.
Macy's settles the racial profiling lawsuit that were brought against the retail giant by several black shoppers. Macy's has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Manhattan's Herald Square. Under the agreement signed Tuesday with New York's attorney general, the retailer will adopt new policies on police access to its security camera monitors...
August 26th, 2014
Written by The Associated Press in Discrimination Cases with 0 Comments
Migrant workers are suing the seed company for being underpaid for work in the corn fields.
The seed company, DuPont Pioneer, is being sued by migrant workers for being underpaid. A major seed company, DuPont Pioneer is being sued by more than 30 migrant farm workers who say they were underpaid while removing tassels from corn in southwestern Michigan. The workers are mostly from Texas and were hired in 2012 to work in Cass County. Detasseling is hot, labor-intensive work that occurs...
August 19th, 2014
Written by Jesse Washington - AP National Writer in Discrimination Cases with 0 Comments
The U. S. Department of Justice is investigating the death of Michael Brown to ensure that the truth will be revealed about what actually happened.
The death of Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager, by a police officer is being investigated by the U.S. Department of Justice as tension continues to escalate between residents of Ferguson, Missouri and law enforcement agencies, which now include the National Guard. The DOJ has mounted an unusually swift and aggressive response to the death of Michael Brown, from an independent autopsy to dozens...
August 13th, 2014
Written by Gary D. Robertson - Associated Press in Discrimination Cases, Race Relations with 0 Comments
Voting law changes in North Carolina are seen as some of the most restrictive and oppressive to minorities.
Voting Law changes continue to present challenges in many states that have enacted more restrictive requirements in order for citizens to exercise their right to vote. Many of the voting law changes are seen as being more harmful and punitive to minorities. This seems to be the case in North Carolina. Civil rights activists opposed to North Carolina's dramatic voting law changes will use the...


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