CNN Sued For Racial Discrimination By Black Employees

Airbnb: 1M listings use booking service that stems discrimination on platform

http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/news/2016/12/08/airbnb-racism-discrimination-progress-report/95152512/SAN FRANCISCO — Airbnb says it’s making strides in combating racism on the home-rental marketplace, pointing to the speedy uptake of a new feature that thwarts discrimination by rental hosts.

More than 1 million listings — one out of three — are now …

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Airbnb Users Shouldn’t Have to Deal with Discrimination, And This Woman Is Working to Put an End to It

https://www.yahoo.com/beauty/airbnb-users-shouldnt-deal-discrimination-180000888.htmlIn 2016, Airbnb found itself at the center of multiple news reports surrounding claims of discrimination on the peer-to-peer home sharing platform.

After a group of Harvard University researchers found that it is more difficult for some Black people to …

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Black New Jersey couple sues Barneys for racial discrimination

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/black-new-jersey-couple-sues-barneys-racial-discrimination-article-1.2903409The racial discrimination lawsuit was filed Thursday in Brooklyn Supreme Court.

“Barneys has the temerity to look customers straight in the face and charge $1,200 for so called ‘designer jeans,’ and then look down their noses at the same patrons who …

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United States: LGBT Students Face Discrimination

https://www.hrw.org/news/2016/12/07/united-states-lgbt-students-face-discriminationThe 106-page report, “’Like Walking Through a Hailstorm’: Discrimination against LGBT Youth in US Schools,” documents a range of problems facing LGBT students.

The concerns include bullying and harassment, exclusion of LGBT topics from school …

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EEOC Issues Enforcement Guidance On National Origin Discrimination

On November 21, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued its Enforcement Guidance on National Origin Discrimination, which outlines the agency’s guidance on the provisions of Title VII that prohibit national origin discrimination.

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African-Americans claim discrimination in class-action lawsuit against CNN, Turner and Time Warner

http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/309388-african-americans-claim-discrimination-in-class-action-lawsuit-against-cnnTwo African-American employees have filed a class-action lawsuit against CNN, Turner Broadcasting and its parent company, Time Warner, alleging racial discrimination.

The two plaintiffs in the lawsuit are identified as Celeslie Henley and Ernest …

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Oxford affirms stand on discrimination

http://www.journal-news.com/news/local/oxford-affirms-stand-discrimination/7lRdU1YwWxxFOtjbQs7jnM/It goes on to note the city’s Civil Rights Code (Chapter 143) prohibits discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations on the basis of age, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity …

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Steve Chapman – Time to end discrimination against gays?

http://www.crescent-news.com/opinion/opinion_columnists/steve-chapman---time-to-end-discrimination-against-gays/article_2c127452-23fd-5837-8aaa-7e95de44c92f.htmlThis unprotected status is an anomaly under the 1964 Civil Rights Act, which forbids employment discrimination on the basis of “race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.”

African-Americans and other racial minorities are protected, Catholics and …

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White Attorney Sues State Bar of Texas for Discrimination

http://www.dallasobserver.com/news/white-attorney-sues-state-bar-of-texas-for-discrimination-8969416A white attorney sued the State Bar of Texas governing board on Monday for discrimination.

Austin-based attorney Greg Gegenheimer brought action against several defendants representing the state bar because he claims they are violating the Equal …

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Discrimination is no excuse for terrorism

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/dec/7/discrimination-no-excuse-terrorism/I do not support religious discrimination. In fact, just a year ago, I personally experienced harsh religious discrimination on the very same campus as Artan for being a Catholic, pro-life law student who cares about the lives of unborn black children …

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Latinos report more than twice as much discrimination as a decade ago

In a study published in the online journal Social Science & Medicine — Population Health, researchers found that 68% of Latinos reported some kind of discrimination from fellow Americans.

Researchers named anti-immigration laws like Arizona’s SB-1070 …

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