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Discrimination

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • ECPI to change disability policies, procedures following Newport News student's discrimination complaint

    ECPI to change disability policies, procedures following Newport News student's discrimination complaint
    Being a student in a challenging academic program can be stressful enough. But for a disabled student, success can be impossible without help, former ECPI student Chris Rodriguez said. Among his disabilities, Rodriguez, 31, struggles with Multiple...
  • Reader feedback Nov. 3: Wallace supports sports complex in Hampton, ex-ECPI student files discrimination complaint

    Wallace supports idea of sports complex in Hampton Mayor George Wallace of Hampton will push during his term to build a baseball or multi-sport complex on city-owned property near Armistead Avenue and Rip Rap Road. The City Council is talking about...
  • What the US economy would look like if racial inequality didn't exist

    What the US economy would look like if racial inequality didn't exist
    The moral case against racial inequality in the U.S. is pretty simple. When we don't give equal opportunity to minority kids, we deny them a full future. When better jobs are kept out of reach of qualified minority workers, we deny their families...
  • E.W. Jackson says Democrats attack Christian values with anti-discrimination laws about gays and lesbians

    Bishop E.W. Jackson, last year’s unsuccessful GOP candidate for Lt. Governor, is still speaking out on political issues – telling supporters he’s been traveling the midterm election battlegrounds such as North Carolina and Arkansas to...
  • Vanguard U. pulls out of county tuition program after bias complaint

    Vanguard University ended its participation in a reduced-tuition program with the county after a complaint was filed alleging that the religious school's guiding principles violate the county's non-discrimination policy. Before withdrawing its...
  • Protesters allege hiring discrimination by Ferrara Candy

    Protesters allege hiring discrimination by Ferrara Candy
    Workers and community leaders claiming discrimination against African-Americans by Ferrara Candy and temporary-employment agencies protested Tuesday morning at the candy-maker's Forest Park factory. Elce Redmond, an organizer with South Austin Coalition,...
  • High school actors learn from Holocaust survivors

    High school actors learn from Holocaust survivors
    As they get ready to perform "The Diary of Anne Frank," actors at Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach are thinking not only about the lines they have memorized, but about some educational encounters they had during their months of preparation....
  • The new world of voter suppression

    A week from Tuesday, voters will choose an entirely new House of Representatives, a third of the U.S. Senate and the governors of 36 states. Lamentably, many qualified voters will stay home, some out of apathy or disillusionment but others because they...
  • Robert Burns: What are we doing about gray rights?

    Robert Burns: What are we doing about gray rights?
    Each year my retirement-finance practice brings me into contact with hundreds of people who are considering leaving the workforce for good. For most it's a happy milestone; they look forward to that time of life we call "the golden years."...