discrimination

Black Couple Sues Barneys For Discrimination

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A black couple from Elizabeth, NJ has filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against Barneys. Conrad Barton, 30, and Geneva Gordon, 25, of Elizabeth, N.J., purchased a $1,045 pair of jeans and a $321 scarf on Sept. 11 from the Seventh Ave. store in New York City and...

Study Finds Young Black Women Have It Worse Than Black Men

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A new report finds that struggles with racism can begin at a very early age, and can be even tougher for girls than it is for boys. The study, from Columbia Law School and the African American Policy Forum, is titled Black Girls Matter: Pushed...

Chili’s Apologizes To Black Veteran After Denying Him A Free Meal When Trump Supporter Questioned His Service

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Chili’s has apologized to a black veteran in Texas who was denied a free meal at the restaurant on Veteran’s Day after a white veteran sporting a Donald Trump shirt questioned his service. According to Fox 4 News, 47-year-old U.S. Army veteran Ernest Walker, along...

Federal Appeals Court Rules It’s Okay For Companies To Ban Employees From Wearing Locs

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While Marc Jacobs is arguing down black women over his right to parade around white women with dreadlocks on his runway, a federal appeals court has ruled it’s perfectly okay for companies to ban their employees from wearing locs. A 3-0 decision Thursday by the 11th U.S. Circuit...

Light-Skinned Privilege Doesn’t Make You Immune To Discrimination

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No one shade of black has the monopoly on being victimized because of our race.