Tagged With Discrimination

The filmmakers of 'Hair Love' used their Oscars speech to advocate for the Crown Act, a bill that hopes to end hair discrimination


McDonald's gets slammed with new lawsuit claiming black franchisees were 'disparately strong armed' out of system


2 black McDonald's executives allege discrimination and 'irrational, vile, and cruel' retaliation at the fast-food giant in new lawsuit



McDonald's black franchisees are fighting to earn as much as their white counterparts, as dozens leave the company they once considered family


Catholic schools in New York City are banning braids on black male students, and it's all perfectly legal


A 3-year Newsday investigation found Long Island real-estate agents' widespread unequal treatment against Hispanic, Asian, and black homebuyers



42% of US employees have experienced or seen racism at work. It's the latest example of how diversity efforts are falling short, especially in America.


The owner of the controversial 'Flintstone House' in Silicon Valley says the city discriminated against her after they called her house a 'public nuisance,' and now the case is going to trial


The Fed made one key recruitment change to hire more women and minorities, and it's a model for any company struggling to diversify


Harvard discrimination trial ends in win for affirmative action, but Supreme Court battle may loom on the horizon


An NFL and Roc Nation-backed nonprofit cut kids' dreadlocks off as a symbol for 'a better life' and people are outraged


A viral video shows the owner of an event hall in Mississippi declining to host an interracial wedding because of her 'Christian belief'



A Philadelphia Starbucks employee wrote 'ISIS' on the cup of a customer in Islamic dress instead of 'Aziz'


LGBTQ creators accuse YouTube of discrimination in class-action lawsuit alleging it unfairly restricts and demonetizes queer content


A Mississippi politician abides by the 'Billy Graham rule,' but his refusal to be alone with a woman other than his wife in a work setting could be illegal, according to an employment law expert


A Mississippi GOP candidate for governor cites his Christian faith in barring a female reporter from covering him unless she's accompanied by a man



The staggering costs of being transgender in the US, where even patients with health insurance can face six-figure bills


California became the first state to ban discrimination against natural hair


A Marine general said he'd rather 'his daughter work in a brothel than be a Marine pilot.' A female pilot called that 'unconscionable'


Almost 40% of LGBTQ tech employees that participated in a survey said they have witnessed homophobic discrimination and harassment at work