Tag: racial discrimination

Black firefighters win $98M settlement from NYC

Black firefighters win $98M settlement from NYC

| March 18, 2014

Apparently, we do not live in an idyllic post-racial society—at least, that’s the verdict from the courts. As an additional footnote, the article quoted here also refers to gender discrimination suits the municipality recently lost. One has to wonder about the continuing complaints that African American and other “minority” applicants have with regard to trying […]

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Arizona governor stands up for U.S. Constitution in same-sex decision

| March 1, 2014

  By Brenda Robinson Republican Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed Senate Bill 1062. We’re glad she did. Otherwise, Arizona and the nation would have some difficult days ahead, including the governor. Brewer, and rightfully so, looked at the political and social effects of the bill, but also the discriminatory nature. She concluded, the bill would […]

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