November 3, 2011

Religious Discrimination Claimed Against Veterans Affairs Officials

In Houston, TX, a lawsuit has accused Veterans Affairs officials of religious discrimination. The lawsuit was filed by the Veterans of Foreign Wars District 4, the American Legion Post 586 and the National Memorial Ladies. The lawsuit alleges the Houston National Cemetery for banning religious words such as “God” or “Jesus” and banning prayers at soldiers’ funerals.
August 24, 2011

GOP Candidates’ Statements About Slavery

Republican presidential candidates Michele Bachmann and Rick Santorum have signed a pledge to the Family Leader and in doing so have signed their names to a controversial preamble which suggests that black children born into slavery had better family structures than black children today.
August 16, 2011

Florida Eatery Charged By EEOC For Sexual Harassment

Hurricane Grill and Wings is a restaurant which was charged with violating federal law as it allegedly permitted a regular customer to sexually harass female employees.
June 27, 2011

Brooklyn Botanic Garden Security Officer Claims Racism

Anthony Quarless, 47 years old, is a former head of security at Brooklyn Botanic Garden who filed a federal discrimination complaint against the gardens after he contacted the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in October 2009.
June 27, 2011

Air Force Commander Accused of Discrimination

Air force commander Col. Randal Bright of the 512th Airlift Wing at the Dover Air Force Base in Delaware is currently under investigation after three other officers have accused him of promoting an environment of intimidation, favoritism, sexism and age discrimination.
January 14, 2011

Salma Hayek Claims She Suffered Discrimination as an 'Illegal Immigrant'

Salma Hayek says she once lived as an illegal immigrant in the United States and endured racial discrimination in Hollywood due to her Mexican heritage.  Hayek, who was born in Mexico, has since become a naturalized U.S. citizen.  She said her visa expired in 1991 after she moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting. Aside from “Frida”, Hayek has starred in movies such as “Desperado” and “Once Upon a Time in Mexico” However, the star […]