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Discrimination

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  • Lawyer in Women's World Cup turf case warns of 'intimidation'

    (Reuters) - Lawyers for over 40 top female players threatening to sue FIFA over the proposed use of artificial grass at the 2015 Women's World Cup are investigating reports that players are being pressured against taking legal action. Players from...
  • The Civil Rights Act at 50 [Commentary]

    The Civil Rights Act at 50 [Commentary]
    Fifty years ago this summer, the Civil Rights Act was signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson, marking a watershed moment in our nation's history and in the ongoing struggle of African-Americans for fair and equal treatment. The passage of the law,...
  • U.N. racism watchdog urges U.S. to stop police brutality after Ferguson shooting

    U.N. racism watchdog urges U.S. to stop police brutality after Ferguson shooting
    The U.N. racism watchdog urged the United States on Friday to halt the excessive use of force by police after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman touched off riots in Ferguson, Missouri.  Minorities, particularly...
  • 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...
  • I'm not racist or sexist, says apologetic Mackay

    LONDON (Reuters) - Former Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay has said he is not a "racist, sexist, homophobe or anti-Semite" after he sent offensive text messages during his spell at the Premier League club. Mackay, who left Cardiff under a cloud last...
  • Baltimore required to improve hiring policies and practices to comply with disabilities act

    Baltimore required to improve hiring policies and practices to comply with disabilities act
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration settled a discrimination complaint brought by the U.S. Department of Justice, agreeing to ensure that hiring follows rules that forbid asking most job candidates to take medical exams. The Justice...
  • Mackay and LMA apologise over insulting texts

    LONDON (Reuters) - Former Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay said on Friday he was sorry for sending offensive text messages and the League Managers Association (LMA) apologised for the wording of a statement issued in response to the situation. Cardiff,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...