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Discrimination

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  • Judge: Fired Ohio State band director's lawsuit may proceed

    A band director fired by Ohio State University for allowing a "sexualized culture" within its celebrated marching band may move forward with his civil rights lawsuit against the school, a federal judge ruled Friday. U.S. District Judge James Graham...
  • Soccer stadium, Interstate 4 and prejudice: Letters

    Soccer stadium, Interstate 4 and prejudice: Letters
    Rethink soccer stadium I'm a huge Orlando City Lions soccer fan. I've been a season-ticket holder for three years. I'm also a practical libertarian. This puts me at odds. Yes, I want to go to soccer games, but I don't want those games to be in a state-...
  • Sexism both hindered and helped my career

    Sexism both hindered and helped my career
    I got my job as a reporter at the New York Times in 1977 partly because I was a woman. Some said that I lost my job at the paper almost 30 years later for the same reason, but, while I was certainly affected by sexism, my departure was another story...
  • EEOC holding public meeting in South Florida

    EEOC holding public meeting in South Florida
    As part of its 50th anniversary, the The Equal Employment Opportunity's Commission will hold its regular commission meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday at Miami-Dade College, 500 NE 2nd Ave. Room 7128. The meeting is open to public observation. District...
  • Florida Legislature adds protections for pregnant women

    Florida is making it clear that anti-discrimination laws extend to pregnant women. The Florida Legislature on Friday passed a bill that would add pregnant women to the state's existing civil rights law. The measure passed the Florida House by a 115-2...
  • Marco Rubio on LGBTQ Civil Rights

    Marco Rubio on LGBTQ Civil Rights
    Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio is officially in the 2016 race for the GOP presidential nomination. That most certainly means he has a campaign book on the market.   My copy of Rubio’s American Dreams: Restoring Economic Opportunity for...
  • Jindal: Firms opposed to religious objections bill are in 'unholy alliance' with liberals

    Jindal: Firms opposed to religious objections bill are in 'unholy alliance' with liberals
    Gov. Bobby Jindal said Thursday that businesses opposed to religious objections laws are entering an "unholy alliance" with the same liberal elites who support more taxes, regulation and "demonize" profit-making. In a meeting with reporters, the...
  • Darden fights EEOC age discrimination suit

    Darden fights EEOC age discrimination suit
    Darden Restaurants is continuing to battle the EEOC in a federal lawsuit filed in February where the government alleges age discrimination in hiring at Seasons 52 restaurants. In a March filing in the case, Darden asked a judge to throw out the lawsuit,...
  • Watchdog groups: Northwestern must do more to combat anti-Semitic graffiti

    Watchdog groups: Northwestern must do more to combat anti-Semitic graffiti
    Twenty-three anti-Semitism watchdog groups from across the country have signed a letter to the president of Northwestern University expressing their concerns for Jewish students on campus after anti-Semitic graffiti was discovered on campus last week....
  • Chesapeake High teacher alleges discrimination in civil rights complaint

    Chesapeake High teacher alleges discrimination in civil rights complaint
    Salifou Keita first thought it was just a series of misunderstandings. The teacher at Chesapeake High School began working in 2012 in the Chesapeake Regional Program, a program for students with special needs. He eventually taught French classes, too....
  • Rights group: Czechs still segregating Roma kids at schools

    The Czech Republic has failed to comply with a European court order to stop placing healthy Gypsy children in schools for the mentally disabled, Amnesty International said Thursday. The European Court of Human Rights ruled in 2007 that the Czech Republic...