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Dozens of Black American Airlines employees from Reagan National and Philadelphia International airports are calling for an investigation after they say they've experienced racial taunts and discrimination. (Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

American Airlines Workers Call For Investigation After Claiming They Faced Racial Taunts, Discrimination

Dozens of Black American Airlines employees from Reagan National and Philadelphia International airports are calling for an investigation after they say they’ve experienced racial taunts and discrimination.

08/24/2015

Salma Hayek talks new movie and Donald Trump.(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Salma Hayek Talks Racism, Wasn’t Shocked About Donald Trump’s Statements

“I’m aware that he would say anything to attract attention and create the publicity around him,” said Salma Hayek during an E! online interview when talking about Donald Trump.

07/30/2015

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Former Md. Hooters Waitress Awarded $250K in Discrimination Case

An arbitrator has awarded $250,000 to a former Hooters waitress and found the chain’s “image policy” discriminates against African-American waitresses.

04/03/2015

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Discrimination Suit Filed Against Maryland Company

The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing a Montgomery County business, alleging that it’s been discriminating against black and female job applicants for years.

09/23/2014

D.C. police car (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Jury Rejects D.C. Police Discrimination Case

A jury has rejected the race and sex discrimination allegations of a former D.C. police commander who filed a lawsuit against the city.

06/23/2014

Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier. (Photo credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Jury: Race Was Not Motivating Factor In Planned Demotion of D.C. Police Commander

After five days of arguments and testimony, the jury hearing the discrimination case against the District and D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier have delivered a verdict.

06/20/2014

President Barack Obama plans to sign an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating against employees on the basis of their sexual orientation, a White House official said Monday.  (Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images)

Obama To Sign Executive Order Extending Federal LGBT Protections

President Barack Obama plans to sign an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating against employees on the basis of their sexual orientation, a White House official said Monday.

06/16/2014

People perceive race differently in tough economic times, with African-Americans appearing “blacker” to whites – a trend reflecting that many social groups become more exclusionary when presented with “competition” for scarce resources. (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: African-Americans Seen As ‘Blacker’ During Tough Economic Times

People perceive race differently in tough economic times, with African-Americans appearing “blacker” to whites – a trend reflecting that many social groups become more exclusionary when presented with “competition” for scarce resources.

06/10/2014

American opinions and perceptions of race relations, opportunities and discrimination are distinctly divided by racial lines, a recent study finds. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Poll: 61 Percent Of African-Americans Say US Race Relations Getting Worse

A new survey from the Emerson College Polling Society finds that 61 percent of African-Americans believe race relations are getting worse in the United States. As a whole, 44 percent of poll respondents said race relations are not getting better, with 41 percent of Caucasians and 42 percent of Hispanics holding the same view.

02/04/2014

D.C. police car (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Jury Issues $425K Verdict Against D.C. Police Force

A federal jury has for the second time ruled in favor of five black District of Columbia police officers who said they were retaliated against after raising allegations of racial discrimination.

12/20/2013

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