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Discrimination

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  • Macy's to pay $650,000 to resolve 'shop-and-frisk' probe

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Macy's Inc has agreed to pay $650,000 to New York's attorney general and install a monitor to resolve allegations that its security personnel targeted minority shoppers. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, whose office...
  • Chris Kluwe, Vikings finalize settlement to avert lawsuit

    MINNEAPOLIS The Vikings and their outspoken former punter, Chris Kluwe, have settled their differences after a seven-month battle. Under the terms of the settlement, the Vikings will donate an undisclosed amount to five charities over the next five years...
  • Italy relaxes punishment for 'territorial' discrimination

    ROME (Reuters) - Derogatory chanting against certain regions of Italy will be treated less severely than racial discrimination this season following a decision by the Italian federation (FIGC) on Monday. The FIGC's executive committee voted to change the...
  • Counting Americans of Middle Eastern, North African descent

    WASHINGTON For many Americans, checking the right box on the U.S. Census form is a reflexive gesture, whether it's marking "black," "white," "Hispanic," "Asian," "American Indian" or all of the above. But for Americans of Middle Eastern and North African...
  • Orlando bans discrimination against transgender people

    Orlando bans discrimination against transgender people
    In Orlando, it's now against the law to discriminate against transgender people because they identify as members of the opposite sex. The City Council granted final approval Monday to a measure that extends Orlando's existing anti-discrimination...
  • End discrimination in hiring Chicago firefighters

    End discrimination in hiring Chicago firefighters
    Ten years ago this summer, Chicago debated preferential treatment for some firefighters. In the wake of a killer fire at an office building owned by Cook County, a commission headed by former federal Appellate Judge Abner Mikva not only criticized several...
  • Ferguson and our stubborn racial divide

     Ferguson and our stubborn racial divide
    Fifty years ago this summer, President Lyndon Johnson signed the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964. Back then, it was reasonable to expect that by 2014, America would be a fully integrated nation in which equality prevailed. But as the events in Ferguson,...
  • Everyone their own editor

    Many of you have seen that the Gannett newspapers are in the throes of a reorganization, cutting the staffs,* and creating ludicrous titles for the remnant.  One goal appears to be the elimination of Gannett's remaining copy editors, in the interest...
  • The faith-based slippery slope

    To the editor: The problem is that nothing in President Obama's executive order prohibiting anti-gay discrimination by federal contractors (including religious organizations) can bar a church from denying membership to gays. ("Religious rights and gay...
  • 'CyberGuy' Wins Ruling in Lawsuit Against Tribune, KTLA

    KTLA and parent company Tribune Media cannot force technology journalist Kurt Knutsson, known as "CyberGuy," into private arbitration rather than open court as a way to resolve his right of publicity and age discrimination claims against the station, an...
  • 'Approval Matrix' Host Neal Brennan on Twitter Scolds, Reparations and the W-Word

    By Tim Molloy NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) - Neal Brennan's new series "The Approval Matrix" takes the most highbrow, brilliant infographic ever to appear in a magazine and uses it as a springboard to talk about television, internet scolds, and his favorite...