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Discrimination

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  • The truth about 'holistic' college admissions

    The truth about 'holistic' college admissions
    In May, 60 groups filed a complaint with the Justice and Education departments claiming that Asian Americans are held to a different standard — a higher standard — than other students applying for admission at elite universities. They...
  • Islamic State's war on gays

    Islamic State's war on gays
    Twenty-six-year-oldĀ Faraj Ali Shalwi was a dapper dresser. And while his tight-knit circle of friends in his Libyan hometown, Derna, admired his sense of style, his neighbors treated him with suspicion. They said that his clothes were “contemporary....
  • Entertainment Announcements

    'Light and Shadow' exhibit A new exhibit by the Maryland Federation of Art is showing through July 15 at Hospice of the Chesapeake's Gallery 90, 90 Ritchie Highway in Pasadena. A Meet the Artists reception with refreshments will take place from 5:30 to...
  • Is 'digital native' recruiting age discrimination?

    DEAR JOYCE: At 54, I needed a new job when my old one left town without me. Fortunately, I have a technical mind, am plugged in to the way business is done today and quickly found employment in a mid-tier organization. Not one to take anything for...
  • Oak Park-set novel picked for library's summer reading program

    Oak Park-set novel picked for library's summer reading program
    A novel set in Oak Park that deals with prejudices and tolerance is this year's selection for Oak Park Public Library's One Book, One Oak Park program. The book, "What We've Lost is Nothing," by Rachel Louise Snyder, is the adult option for the library'...
  • Bill Protects Unpaid Interns From Harassment, Discrimination

    HARTFORD — Unpaid interns would receive workplace protections against sexual harassment and discrimination under legislation approved unanimously by the House of Representatives on Tuesday. The bill, which cleared the Senate earlier this month, now...
  • Leesburg leaders pass law banning bias based on sexual orientation

    Leesburg leaders pass law banning bias based on sexual orientation
    LEESBURG — City commissioners on Tuesday night passed a law prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation after two contentious public hearings this month that divided the commission and members of the public. Commissioner Dan Robuck...
  • Hey Cabbie: Tired of this shit

    Hey Cabbie: Tired of this shit
    Racial issues will be America’s downfall! She has to come to grips with the issue and lean toward equality, by showing it, expressing it, and by all means demonstrating it to the people. Concrete short- and long-term goals and solutions are an...
  • Prejudice, plants and foreign interests: Letters

    Prejudice, plants and foreign interests: Letters
    Prejudice is relentless Darryl Owens' column "It's time to bury 'thug' term under Baltimore's ashes" (Orlando Sentinel, May 11) on the violent unrest in our cities makes the point that in the travail over civil rights, no one's life is less worthy...
  • My Word: Leesburg anti-discrimination proposal deserves support

    My Word: Leesburg anti-discrimination proposal deserves support
    Leesburg City Commissioner John Christian, an outstanding person, has refused to see the parallel of the 21st-century gender-orientation rights struggle and the mid-20th-century civil-rights struggle. This is an example of why it is not appropriate for...
  • For transgender students, schools craft policies of support

    For transgender students, schools craft policies of support
    The eighth-grader fidgeted nervously during an impromptu meeting with the principal of Haven Middle School in Evanston just before the start of first semester. While classmates and teachers had long known the student as a girl, the 13-year-old...