New Anti-Racial Discrimination Policies Incorporated in Online Housing Rental Transactions
By September 23, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

New Anti-Racial Discrimination Policies Incorporated in Online Housing Rental Transactions

Airbnb, the online company that, for a fee, connects people looking to rent their homes with people who are looking for housing accommodations, received months of complaints from its African-American users that housing hosts discriminated against them. The company hired Eric Holder, former U.S. Attorney General, and Laura Murphy, former head of The Washington, D.C. […]

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Most Young Adults Believe Police Show Differential Treatment to Citizens
By September 19, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Most Young Adults Believe Police Show Differential Treatment to Citizens

According to the findings of a recent poll, 75% of young adults think police treat some groups of people better than others. The survey also shows that less than half of young blacks believe the police are in their neighborhoods to protect them. Ages of young adults in the study ranged from 18 to 30 […]

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Teacher Gives Class Racist Name
By September 16, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Teacher Gives Class Racist Name

In a Texas town located between Dallas and Fort Worth, there is a majority-minority school; that is, the school is one in which the majority of the student enrollment consists of minority races and/or ethnic groups. In an effort to create togetherness for sixth grade classes, nicknames were created for the classes and used during […]

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Georgetown University Atones for Involvement in Slavery
By September 13, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Georgetown University Atones for Involvement in Slavery

As part of a plan to acknowledge and respond to its involvement in slavery, Georgetown University (GU) in Washington, D.C will offer preferential admission status to descendants of   slaves whose sale or labor benefitted the University.  This priority status is similar to that of   “legacy” applicants – those applicants who are related to faculty and […]

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White Lives Matter Labeled a Hate Group
By September 9, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

White Lives Matter Labeled a Hate Group

One of the activities of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is to track extremist organizations in   the U.S. and, after relevant investigation, conclude whether or not these groups are “hate groups”. In August 2016 SPLC announced that its annual map and listing of hate groups scheduled for release in February 2017 will include White […]

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