David J. Thomas Sr., a senior official at the Veteran’s Affairs’ Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, has removed a portrait from his office that featured the first Grand Wizard of the Klu Klux Klan, the Washington Post reports. Nathan Bedford Forrest, the man pictured in the portrait, was also the…
We’re all familiar with German pastor Martin Niemöller’s famous poem about speaking out. For U.S. voters, that time is now.
In America today, for every $100 of white family wealth, black families only have about $5.04. It’s a direct result of centuries of racist banking policies that have systematically kept black Americans from being able to prosper.
An as-yet-unidentified white man was captured on video hassling a black family about whether or not they showered before entering a hotel swimming pool in California, saying he was worried about “diseases.”
Here’s a shocker: a new study has found that, on average, federal judges appointed by Republican presidents impose tougher sentences on black defendants than federal judges who were appointed under Democratic presidents. It also found that Democrats impose tougher sentences on women.
American officials have apologized to a Canadian politician after he revealed he was stopped and forced to remove his turban at a Detroit airport last year.
A new report by the Council on Islamic-American Relations took a look at the year in anti-Muslim bias, and found not only an increase of discrimination, bigotry, and hate crimes against Muslims nationally in the wake of Donald Trump’s election, but that 35 percent of those incidents involved federal agencies under…
Fox News host Laura Ingraham has been slapped with a lawsuit from her former personal assistant, who alleges the ultra-conservative media figure discriminated against her while she was pregnant with her first child.
It’s a tough race to be the most crooked bank in America, but Wells Fargo, God bless ‘em, has been making a strong case for quite some time now.
Earlier this week, 17 members of the Senate Democratic caucus voted with their Republican colleagues to roll back parts of Dodd-Frank, the moderate banking reform law Congress passed in 2010. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) was not one of them.
Ben Carson attempted to clarify on Thursday that he actually likes his housing department’s mission statement and he definitely doesn’t want to take out language affirming its dedication to fighting discrimination, as was previously reported.
A federal appeals court in New York City ruled Monday that federal civil rights law protects employees from being fired based on their sexual orientation, the Wall Street Journal reports, a ruling that is in keeping with a similar one made in Chicago last year.
On Tuesday, NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health released a poll looking at opinions about discrimination. The survey found that a majority of white respondents—55%—had felt discriminated because they were white.
The women of the entertainment industry continue to face a pretty insane amount of discrimination, and a group of them have decided not to take it anymore.
Arkansas, led by Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, is committed to preventing anti-discrimination laws from being implemented in the state.
Somebody needs to tell the remaining bigots in Chicago’s political machine that Old Mayor Daley died more than four decades ago.
More than 100 protesters with disabilities staged a “die-in” outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office on Thursday morning, where several videos taken at the scene depict protesters being physically picked up and carried away by police and others being lifted back into their wheelchairs and pushed away.
A Republican congressman from Louisiana called for Muslims to be hunted down and killed in the wake of the London terrorist attack.
A Facebook page is stirring up an online debate about racism in Latin America. Skin-o-Meter Memes: la página clasista has gained more than half a million followers since it was created in January by publishing memes that show a color pallette with different skin tones going from light to dark. The memes include…