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Discrimination

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  • Christian group fights for identity against Cal State policy

    Christian group fights for identity against Cal State policy
    InterVarsity Christian Fellowship members say they just want to spread the word, to provide a welcoming space for believers and non-believers alike on college campuses that sometimes can seem cold and isolating. But because it requires its leaders to...
  • Security guard suffered discrimination, jury finds

    Security guard suffered discrimination, jury finds
    A security guard with a missing arm became a victim of discrimination when his employer removed him from his job after a customer complained, a jury has found. The verdict capped a lawsuit by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s...
  • In 'Death Comes to Pemberley,' a brisk mystery in Austen-land

    In 'Death Comes to Pemberley,' a brisk mystery in Austen-land
    That Jane Austen failed to write a murder-mystery sequel to "Pride and Prejudice" was an oversight remedied in 2011 by P.D. James with her novel "Death Comes to Pemberley." Like "P&P" and many other Austens before it — and many of James' own works,...
  • High court action on Texas ID law shows mixed record on voting rights

    “There is no right more basic in our democracy than the right to participate in electing our political leaders,” Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. wrote in April. Roberts spoke then for the court’s conservative majority in striking down...
  • High school actors learn from Holocaust survivors

    High school actors learn from Holocaust survivors
    As they get ready to perform "The Diary of Anne Frank," actors at Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach are thinking not only about the lines they have memorized, but about some educational encounters they had during their months of preparation....
  • The new world of voter suppression

    A week from Tuesday, voters will choose an entirely new House of Representatives, a third of the U.S. Senate and the governors of 36 states. Lamentably, many qualified voters will stay home, some out of apathy or disillusionment but others because they...
  • Robert Burns: What are we doing about gray rights?

    Robert Burns: What are we doing about gray rights?
    Each year my retirement-finance practice brings me into contact with hundreds of people who are considering leaving the workforce for good. For most it's a happy milestone; they look forward to that time of life we call "the golden years."...
  • Protesters allege hiring discrimination by Ferrara Candy

    Protesters allege hiring discrimination by Ferrara Candy
    Workers and community leaders claiming discrimination against African-Americans by Ferrara Candy and temporary-employment agencies protested Tuesday morning at the candy-maker's Forest Park factory. Elce Redmond, an organizer with South Austin Coalition,...
  • What the US economy would look like if racial inequality didn't exist

    What the US economy would look like if racial inequality didn't exist
    The moral case against racial inequality in the U.S. is pretty simple. When we don't give equal opportunity to minority kids, we deny them a full future. When better jobs are kept out of reach of qualified minority workers, we deny their families...
  • E.W. Jackson says Democrats attack Christian values with anti-discrimination laws about gays and lesbians

    Bishop E.W. Jackson, last year’s unsuccessful GOP candidate for Lt. Governor, is still speaking out on political issues – telling supporters he’s been traveling the midterm election battlegrounds such as North Carolina and Arkansas to...
  • Vanguard U. pulls out of county tuition program after bias complaint

    Vanguard University ended its participation in a reduced-tuition program with the county after a complaint was filed alleging that the religious school's guiding principles violate the county's non-discrimination policy. Before withdrawing its...