A Black firefighter sues the New York City Fire Department. It has a history of diversity issues.
A federal appeals court ruled that banning an employee from wearing dreadlocks is not racial discrimination. The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed a case brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Chastity Jones, a black woman in Alabama refused to cut off her locs as a condition of employment with an insurance company. Essence.com reported, the EEOC […]
African Americans over-index on Twitter, but the social media company refuses to release their diversity numbers. Roland Martin talks with Rev. Jesse Jackson, Rashad Robinson, Sherrilyn Ifill and Glenn Ivey about Twitter continuing to build wealth on the tweets of Blacks, not releasing the EEOC numbers and not having any minorities on their corporate board. […]
We shouldn’t be surprised by anything anyone on Fox News says, but when it’s something like, “I don’t think there’s racism,” as correspondent Eric Bolling said, we can’t help but to wonder how people could be this bold. In a segment on “The Five,” Bolling stated: “It’s getting tiring. We have a Black president, Black […]
Sometimes workplace discrimination can cost taxpayers. Case in point: the recent $68,000 award from a discrimination claim by a black social worker against the Hampton, Va. Veterans Administration. EEOC documents indicate the VA declined to hire her for a position because of her blond dreadlocks, even though she was the most qualified candidate. The judge […]
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