Tag Archives: discrimination

Perceiving pervasive discrimination among African Americans



The processes involved in well-being maintenance among African Americans who differed in their attributions to prejudice were examined.
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Black student told her skin was 'too dark' sues Kansas school district for race discrimination



KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An African-American girl who was allegedly told that her skin was “too dark” to perform during a school dance has filed a racial …
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Changes made to convention center’s work culture despite unfounded discrimination claims




ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Allegations of racial slurs, discrimination and nooses hanging at the Orange County Convention Center were ruled unfounded by the county’s Office of Professional Standards.

The investigation prompted the county to create a plan to change the facility’s work culture.

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Federal lawsuit accuses York County Prison of racial discrimination, harassment



In one example, the lawsuit claims that non-African-American employees, including managers, make comments to Chambers and DeShields about …
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African-American woman accuses fast food restaurant operators of racial discrimination


CLEARWATER — An African-American Pinellas County woman is suing fast food restaurant operators, alleging racial discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Terrilyn Payton filed a complaint Dec. 17 in Pinellas County Circuit Court against JMCC LLC and Illas Management Company, alleging violation of the Florida Civil Rights Act.

According to the complaint, in mid-November 2017 she was terminated from her employment, leading to lost wages and benefits, embarrassment, humiliation, fear and anger. 

The plaintiff alleges JMCC and Illas Management, which employed many Hispanic workers, subjected Payton to derogatory comments and harassment due her race and retaliated against her by terminating her for complaining about the treatment.

Payton seeks…

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2 African-American corrections officers allege racial discrimination at York County Prison



Two African-American corrections officers who allege that they've been subjected to harassing comments about eating watermelon and fried chicken …
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