Civil Rights & Social Justice

The NAACP said it was considering reinstating a travel advisory against American Airlines after a group of Black men sued for racial discrimination, the latest such claim against the airline.

The lawsuit cited “blatant and egregious race discrimination.”

News

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American Airlines employees will take mandatory anti-bias training after the NAACP issued a travel advisory to Black travelers.

The NAACP issued a travel advisory warning African Americans about traveling with American Airlines. The organization has been monitoring incidents of discrimination on the airlines.

Nation

Tamika Mallory is reportedly considering filing a discrimination lawsuit against American Airlines after she claims a pilot kicked her off a plane Sunday over a seat assignment dispute.

Activist Tamika Mallory complained that an American Airlines pilot kicked her off a plane over a seat assignment dispute.