Archive for September 30th, 2013

Lesbian Kiss Leads to Arrest At Public Rally
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Lesbian Kiss Leads to Arrest At Public Rally

A same-sex kiss started as an act of counter-protest near an Evangelical Christian rally in São Sebastião, Brazil. But the arrest of the couple kissing has stirred up a long-standing debate in Brazil over the influence of the Catholic Church over politics in the nation. Public Radio International, reports that two women attended a “gospel […]

‘You’ll Scare Away White Customers’ – NYC Bakery Fined $25,000 for Refusing to Hire African American
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‘You’ll Scare Away White Customers’ – NYC Bakery Fined $25,000 for Refusing to Hire African American

“I can’t hire you because you’re black.” That’s what Jamilah DaCosta, 25, claims she was told when she applied for a job as a “counter girl” as the Framboise Patisserie, a French bakery, in Middle Village, Queens. While the pastries get great reviews, the discriminatory hiring practices of the owners have gotten fined. Co-owner Patty Meimetea […]

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