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Discrimination

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  • Dark Is Beautiful — Erasing Skin Tone Bias

    Dark Is Beautiful — Erasing Skin Tone Bias
    Dark is beautiful. When I first heard Indian actress, director and social activist Nandita Das say those words in reference to a campaign she is helping lead in India to eliminate the discrimination that nation has against those of a darker complexion,...
  • Ex-OPD chief admits cruising for attractive women during 'milk runs'

    Ex-OPD chief admits cruising for attractive women during 'milk runs'
    The Orlando Police Department's former chief said in a recent deposition that he participated in "milk runs," in which on-duty officers would cruise city streets looking for attractive women. Former Chief Paul Rooney made the statements during a...
  • Standing up to bigotry and hate

    Standing up to bigotry and hate
    A diverse group of Broward County high school students recently returned from an impactful and inspiring mission in the nation's capital. The students participated in the Anti-Defamation League's Grosfeld Family National Youth Leadership Mission in...
  • 'Through a Lens Darkly' tackles a photographic divide in America

    'Through a Lens Darkly' tackles a photographic divide in America
    The photographs of young black men are startling in their contrasts: a slave in chains, a professor in a suit; a body dangling from a lynch mob's rope, a musician with a violin. The images illuminate a nation's racial divide and how African Americans...
  • Obama calls on Myanmar to protect Rohingya; supports Suu Kyi

    Obama calls on Myanmar to protect Rohingya; supports Suu Kyi
    President Barack Obama called on Friday for Myanmar to end discrimination against Rohingya people, urging in his strongest comments on the persecuted Muslim minority that the government grant them equal rights. Most of Myanmar's 1.1 million ethnic...
  • LGBT Floridians hope for progress despite election losses

    LGBT Floridians hope for progress despite election losses
    The 2014 election wasn't a good one for Florida's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. LGBT organizations supported Democrats Charlie Crist for governor and George Sheldon for attorney general, but both lost. So did state Rep. Joe Saunders,...
  • Rental complaint dropped against agency whose president was on fair housing panel

    Rental complaint dropped against agency whose president was on fair housing panel
    A complaint alleging discrimination by an Oak Park housing agency, whose president served on a village committee formed to examine claims of discrimination in the housing market, has been withdrawn due to a "technical issue," officials said this week....
  • Hampton VA discrimination case remains unresolved

    Hampton VA discrimination case remains unresolved
    One year after winning a racial discrimination case against the Hampton VA Medical Center, Sadie Sheafe says hospital officials still haven't done enough to atone for a rejected promotion. The Department of Veterans Affairs, while admitting "proven...
  • Records detail U. of I. sex-assault settlement

    Records detail U. of I. sex-assault settlement
    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign paid more than $77,000 to a student who accused campus officials of minimizing her sexual assault and harassment complaints even after photographs and a video of the incident were passed around a fraternity...
  • Looking Out: LGBT advocates say robocall ugliest incident of mixed election

    Looking Out: LGBT advocates say robocall ugliest incident of mixed election
    Advocates for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in Maryland say they see Tuesday's elections as a mixed bag -- some good, some bad and some ugly. Among the ugliest, according to advocates, was a disingenuous robocall sent last week to...
  • Judge reverses black fire chief's termination

    Judge reverses black fire chief's termination
    A "racially inhospitable environment" at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport's fire department led to the unlawful termination of a black deputy fire chief earlier this year, a state judge has ruled — and his firing must now be reversed. Gregory...