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The Illinois Senate Has Passed a Bill That Addresses Discrimination in Schools Against Black Hair

Black Americans are all too familiar with the rules that have been imposed on their hair throughout history. Styles traditionally associated with natural Black hair — locs, braids, twists and Afros — have been called everything from distracting to unprofessional … Continue reading

A Group of Indian Workers Claim They Were Exploited When Building a New Jersey Hindu Temple

They were allegedly recruited as cheap labor to help build a temple. Members of the lowest-rung of India’s caste system, known as Dalits, were brought to New Jersey to help build a magnificent Hindu temple in Robbinsville, working behind the … Continue reading

Hiland Dairy Is Facing a Discrimination Lawsuit After Refusing to Hire a Visually Impaired Man

A lawsuit has been brought up against Hiland Dairy for refusing employment to a man who needed reasonable accommodations for his vision impairment. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says it has filed a lawsuit against Missouri-based Hiland Dairy Foods … Continue reading

A Black Penn State Professor Is Suing the University for Racial Discrimination and a Hostile Work Environment

Black Penn State political science professor Errol A. Henderson filed a lawsuit against the university in U.S. Middle District Court on Wednesday for discrimination and a hostile work environment based on race following colleague complaints after Henderson published an op-ed in … Continue reading

NRA Is Left to Face Its Financial Abuse Lawsuit After Its Bankruptcy Case Is Dismissed

A federal judge dismissed the National Rifle Association’s bankruptcy case Tuesday, leaving the powerful gun-rights group to face a New York state lawsuit that accuses it of financial abuses and aims to put it out of business. The judge was … Continue reading

Discrimination Lawsuit Accuses a Seattle Elementary School of Repeatedly Locking an 8-Year-Old Boy in an Outdoor Cage

A Washington woman filed a lawsuit against an elementary school on Sunday, alleging staff repeatedly locked her 8-year-old son in an outdoor enclosure during the 2019 school year. According to KUOW, witnesses told district investigators that View Ridge Elementary student Jaleel … Continue reading

A Former Manager Sues an Upscale Pasadena Hotel for Age Discrimination

A former general manager at an upscale Pasadena hotel is suing her former employer, alleging she was abruptly stripped of her job at age 50 in 2020 despite low absenteeism and frequent recognition for her work, including winning a working … Continue reading

Lawsuit Over Mistreatment of Black Former Iowa Football Players Will Move Forward

A lawsuit filed by a group of former Iowa football players alleging mistreatment within the program will be permitted to move forward, according to a report from ESPN. Some of the allegations have been thrown out, though. The federal lawsuit, … Continue reading

Former Police Officer Claims Discrimination and Retaliation Resulted in Her Termination

A former Aurora police officer has filed a civil complaint against the city alleging she was a victim of sexual discrimination and retaliation that culminated with her being fired nearly six years ago. Attorneys for Kerry Shaw filed the complaint … Continue reading

Former Employee Sues Yards Brewing Co. for Alleged Pregnancy Discrimination

Yards Brewing Company isn’t just Philadelphia’s longest-running continuously operated brewery — it’s also now Philadelphia’s largest brewery, thanks to a recent expansion. The company received a PPP loan of more than $1.17 million to help it through all the problems brought on … Continue reading