| Nov 19, 2014
| 3:26 PM
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,...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 8:38 AM
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...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 9:00 AM
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...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 5:05 AM
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...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 7:07 AM
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,...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 3:53 PM
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president served on a village committee formed to examine claims of discrimination in the housing market, has been withdrawn due to a "technical issue," officials said this week....
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:09 PM
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...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 7:34 AM
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...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 11:12 AM
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...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 4:29 PM
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.