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  • Ford employees 'disciplined, discharged' after harassment complaints

     Ford employees 'disciplined, discharged' after harassment complaints
    A Ford Motor official said the company has "disciplined and discharged" a number of employees at its Chicago assembly plant after a civil lawsuit was filed against the company in November alleging sexual harassment of female workers. The official...
  • Florida diversity, death penalty and LIP: Letters

    Florida diversity, death penalty and LIP: Letters
    Diversity lacking in ad On Monday, I watched a visit Florida-type commercial on television and noted the lack of diversity. Everyone in the commercial was white. The state of Florida is truly multicultural in population and in tourists; yet the appeal...
  • Texas gay discrimination bill opens father-son split

    Texas gay discrimination bill opens father-son split
    Beau Miller and Patrick Summers have been partners for four years, but last December was the first time they spent Christmas at Miller's parents' home. It seemed like a breakthrough, since the younger Miller is an HIV-positive gay activist and his...
  • In Theory: A judge's 1st Amendment decision raises questions

    A federal judge recently ruled that the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority cannot prohibit a pro-Israel group from displaying an advertisement that reads, "Killing Jews is Worship that draws us close to Allah," along with "That's His Jihad....
  • White privilege impacts blacks and whites: My Word

    White privilege impacts blacks and whites: My Word
    An April 27 Sentinel article ("Pastors work to advance racial understanding") attributed this quote to me: "If you get any calls from my neighbors about a black man in the neighborhood," he told them, "it will probably be me." Fortunately, I have no...
  • Netanyahu meets with victim of videotaped police beating, promises action

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed shock Monday over a videotaped police beating of an Ethiopian Israeli man, and promised action to improve relations with the Ethiopian Jewish community. The Israeli leader's strong response came...
  • Why no talk of Gray's disabilities?

    Why no talk of Gray's disabilities?
    According to what I've read, Freddie Gray was exposed to lead in early childhood. This resulted in neurological damage, developmental impacts and learning disabilities. Yet, I have seen no discussion of how disability issues factored into the tragic...
  • 'Children of Giant' explores legacy of 'Giant' in Marfa, Texas

     'Children of Giant' explores legacy of 'Giant' in Marfa, Texas
    Hollywood invaded the small West Texas town of Marfa 60 years ago this summer to make the epic "Giant," based on Edna Ferber's bestseller chronicling 25 years in the lives of a powerful rancher, his strong-willed, opinionated wife and a surly ranch hand...
  • Hogan education tax credit invites state support of discrimination

    Hogan education tax credit invites state support of discrimination
    The Baltimore Sun's recent editorial ("School aid win-win," March 30) on Gov. Larry Hogan's tax credit education bill fails to address key reasons why the Maryland legislature has rejected the legislation in various forms since 2006. The program —...
  • Discrimination is a disturbing trend

    While the law in Indiana was alarming enough in itself, it also denotes a trend among conservative legislatures and governors, namely to use religion to obviate anti-discrimination efforts they oppose. We see that the state of Indiana was saying, in...
  • Where does discrimination end?

    Liberals had a field day with Indiana’s religious law, but I wonder where they would draw the line as to someone’s right to refuse to provide a service or product to someone who has no regard for their religious beliefs. For instance, if a...