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  • 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...
  • Years after sexual harassment settlement, Ford plant sued again

    Years after sexual harassment settlement, Ford plant sued again
    A Chicago Ford Motor plant that was part of a $9 million settlement over sexual harassment claims in 2000 is being sued again by four women alleging sexual harassment and sex discrimination. The women are represented by Keith Hunt, the Chicago...
  • 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president served on a village committee formed to examine claims of discrimination in the housing market, has been withdrawn due to a "technical issue," officials said this week....
  • Fair housing groups worry ruling erodes bias argument

    Fair housing groups 21 months ago hailed a rule finalized by the federal government that was intended to clarify federal fair housing protections that have been in place for more than 45 years. Now, those same groups worry that the codification of the...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Lehigh University enters into agreement in civil rights complaint

    Lehigh University officials said Friday they have resolved a graduate's civil rights complaint alleging the school mishandled race-related incidents. The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights had "no finding" of any violation by the...