Racial Discrimination

The cops allege a backlash after refusing to carry out quotas for tickets, summons or arrests made in predominantly Black and Latino areas

Supervisors at CVS in New York routinely ordered workers to target Black and Hispanic shoppers for theft and other crimes, according to a class-action lawsuit…

Apparently racial discrimination is like dust — it’s everywhere and it’s difficult to get rid of. A recently written article in the New York Times,…

BUFFALO-Twelve white firefighters were awarded a combined $2.5 million from the Buffalo Fire Department in a racial discrimination case after it was ruled that they were passed up on promotions in order to promote Black firefighters. In addition to the settlement each of the firefighters were also awarded between $20,000 and $30,000 for emotionless damages, […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pepsi Beverages Co. will pay $3.1 million to settle federal charges of race discrimination for using criminal background checks to screen out job applicants — even if they weren’t convicted of a crime. SEE ALSO: Rick Santorum Falls Hard The settlement announced Wednesday with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is part of […]

Countrywide Financial, which is owned by Bank Of America will have to pay $335 million to more than 200,000 people who were discriminate against due to their race. The Department Of Justice found that Countrywide Financial charged African Americans and Hispanics higher interest rates and steered them towards risky and expensive subprime mortgages between 2004 […]

BROOKLYN, NY — White firefighters’ criminal pasts are often ignored when it comes to hiring decisions, a former New York Fire Department official said yesterday in Brooklyn Federal Court. The sworn deposition by Patricia Kavaler, an assistant commissioner for personnel for the FDNY, was entered as evidence in a case where Black firefighters are trying […]

NEW YORK-Two African American males are suing an Apple Store in New York City for racial discrimination. Brian Johnston and Nile Charles claim that they were told they were told they were not welcome at the store due to their race. Apple Insider reports: “And before you say I’m racially discriminating against you, let me […]

A civil rights group is suing Maryland’s Higher Education Commission for allegedly discriminating against the state’s four historically black colleges. The plaintiffs argue that Morgan State University, Coppin State University, Bowie State University and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore have underdeveloped programs because black schools are funded in a manner that puts predominately white […]

Detroit Lakes, Minn– A 25 year old woman who was turned away as a tenant because she was African-American will be receiving $25,500 as part of a settlement filed Thursday in federal court in Minneapolis.  When Ranesha Halliburton arrived to see the property with her boyfriend and his father, landlord Pearl Beck said it was […]