The proposal, known as House Bill 757, was supported by religious groups and organizations who wanted protection for denying service to those whose religious beliefs are different from their own. If passed, the bill would have allowed the refusal of jobs and services without legal ramifications.
In a recent interview with The Real, Janet Hubert expressed her admiration for Jada Pinkett Smith's artistry: "I respect Jada highly. I respect her skill, I respect her as an artist, I respect her as an actress, very much."
The Metro Transit Police Department has released a report highlighting the racial disparities among public transit riders in Minneapolis-St. Paul, namely that Black adults are more likely to receive fines than their White counterparts. The data collected by the Metro Transit Police Department focused on the amount of fines given to those who could not pay public transit fares in the […]
A Bay Area state worker has been charged with a hate crime after she threw coffee on a Muslim man during a prayer service.
A classroom experiment about discrimination at an Indiana high school turned into a nightmare after the teacher instructed students to post "Whites only" and "Blacks only" signs near bathrooms and drinking fountains.
Officials are looking into a possible hate crime in which a severed pig’s head was thrown in front of a North Philadelphia mosque. According to Philly, the incident happened around 11 p.m. on Sunday. Surveillance cameras caught a suspicious red van driving near the Al Aqsa Islamic Society. The vehicle drove past the mosque twice; the second time, the pig’s […]
The Greater Birmingham Ministries and the Alabama NAACP on Wednesday filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Alabama, alleging that officials violated the Constitution and the Voting Rights Act when they enacted a strict Voter ID law.
The Bournemouth University graduate got a wake-up call from her potential employer, who contacted her via email and said she could not work for them unless she was willing to change her braided hairstyle.
Police officer Jason Van Dyke, who is White, was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday morning and "will be the first on-duty Chicago police officer to be charged with that crime," the report says.
After Ahmed Mohamed's homemade digital clock was mistaken for a bomb by authorities, his family is seeking $15 million.