racial discrimination

Ex-Employees Claim Nooses Hung At ShipyardSeveral former employees from a Virginia shipyard are claiming they were discriminated against including complaints of racial degradation, top down racial hatred, and racial violence.
African-American Professor: Reagan Did More To Help Black Education Than ObamaDr. Jahi Issa credits President Reagan with doing more to help fund black teachers at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
D.C. Adds Race to Nation's Debate on Legalizing MarijuanaA debate over legalizing marijuana in the nation's capital is focusing on the outsized number of arrests of African Americans on minor drug charges.
Study: African-Americans Seen As 'Blacker' During Tough Economic TimesPeople 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.
Study: Racism May Accelerate Aging In African-American MenA study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine finds that African-American men who reported high levels of racial discrimination, or who have internalized anti-black attitudes, have an increased risk of premature death and chronic disease than white people.
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.
Paula Deen Re-scheduled for 'Today' Show on Wednesday Paula Deen will appear on NBC's "Today" show on Wednesday, according to host Matt Lauer.
Court Tosses D.C. Police Discrimination VerdictA federal appeals court has overturned a jury verdict in favor of five District of Columbia police officers who sued the department for racial discrimination.
SunTrust Mortgage Settles Fed Complaint For $21M SunTrust Mortgage Inc. has agreed to pay $21 million to settle a federal lawsuit alleging racial discrimination in its lending practices, documents filed Thursday in U.S. District Court show.