March 20, 2012

Danny Evins, Restaurant Founder and Focus of Controversy, Dies at 76

Danny Evins, founder of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, passed away on January 14, 2012, at the age of 76. Evins sparked controversy in 1991 after he defended a company directive to fire employees “whose sexual preferences fail to demonstrate normal heterosexual values.”
February 6, 2012

Tyson Discrimination Verdict Restored By Appeals Court

Last year the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit ruled that there were no racial undertones when a white manager at a Tyson chicken plant in Alabama called black men working there “boy.”
February 2, 2012

Voting Laws May Prove Discriminatory In 2012 Election

The Attorney General, Eric Holder Jr., has vowed to use the full weight of his department to ensure the new electoral laws are not discriminatory.