discrimination

The Tony Awards set the bar for diversity on Sunday evening as several actors and actresses of color were recognized for their work; a major difference from the #OscarsSoWhite controversy that ensued earlier this year. For the first time in the ceremony’s history, four musical acting awards were nabbed by Black actors. Broadway hit show […]

Four Black educators filed an employment discrimination lawsuit against a Florida school board. The lawsuit says there's a pattern of discrimination against Blacks applying for administrative positions.

An openly gay preacher in Austin, Tex. ordered a cake from Whole Foods, but upon returning to his car, was shocked to see what was written on the dessert.

A Toronto, Canada woman is speaking out against two managers at Zara after they complained about her box braids, calling the style extreme, according to The Huffington Post.

New Jersey resident Errol Narvaez was mortified after he was removed from a United Airlines flight due to his weight.

The proposal, known as House Bill 757, was supported by religious groups and organizations who wanted protection for denying service to those whose religious beliefs are different from their own. If passed, the bill would have allowed the refusal of jobs and services without legal ramifications.

In a recent interview with The Real, Janet Hubert expressed her admiration for Jada Pinkett Smith's artistry: "I respect Jada highly. I respect her skill, I respect her as an artist, I respect her as an actress, very much."

A Muslim woman who stood in silent protest at a Donald Trump campaign even Friday was escorted from the rally while Trump supporters chanted "get out" and "you have a bomb."

The Metro Transit Police Department has released a report highlighting the racial disparities among public transit riders in Minneapolis-St. Paul, namely that Black adults are more likely to receive fines than their White counterparts. The data collected by the Metro Transit Police Department focused on the amount of fines given to those who could not pay public transit fares in the […]

Six men and a woman were accused of producing and distributing nearly 10,800 “2 Ride” passes in violation of policy for Tulsa City Transit. The workers, however, were simply doing as they were told by supervisors, their lawyer says.

Police officer Jason Van Dyke, who is White, was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday morning and "will be the first on-duty Chicago police officer to be charged with that crime," the report says.

African-American students were outraged to see portraits of Harvard Law School's Black professors defaced, leading to an investigation by the police and a string of discussions about racial injustice at Harvard University.