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Marchers on a Gay Pride parade through Manhattan, New York City, carry a banner which reads 'A.I.D.S.: We need research, not hysteria!', June 1983.

How American discrimination has hindered the way we’ve handled disease outbreaks

Discrimination in the US has led to federal inaction and mishandling of past epidemic diseases, including smallpox and AIDS. COVID-19 is no exception.
New York Police Department's Hate Crime Task Force is investigating the reported subway attack.

An NYC man tried to forcibly remove Asian-American nurse from the subway, police say

He made anti-Asian statements and tried to remove the nurse from the train by grabbing his wrist and shoulder, police said.

A black female entrepreneur was accused of racism by online trolls after appearing in a Target commercial, but her company’s sales surged amid t...

Founder Beatrice Dixon said in the ad the success of her company, Honey Pot, was important for "the next Black girl that comes up with a great idea."
Texas art teacher Stacy Bailey was awarded a $100,000 settlement in a discrimination case.

A gay art teacher who was suspended for showing students a photo of her wife won a $100,000 settlement from the school

A parent had complained that art teacher Stacy Bailey showed a photo of her and her future wife to students. She was suspended for eight months.
Matthew A. Cherry and Karen Rupert Toliver pose with the Oscar for Best Animated Short Film for “Hair Love” in the photo room during the 92nd Academy Awards.

The filmmakers of ‘Hair Love’ used their Oscars speech to advocate for the Crown Act, a bill that hopes to end hair discrimination

Director and former NFL player Matthew A. Cheery and his co-producer, Karen Rupert Toliver, celebrate natural hair in their short film "Hair Love."
55% of US workers say their company should do more to increase diversity and inclusion.

42% of US employees have experienced or seen racism at work. It’s the latest example of how diversity efforts are falling short, especially in A...

Surveys from McKinsey and SAP have also pointed to lagging racial diversity and inclusion efforts at US companies.

McDonald’s gets slammed with new lawsuit claiming black franchisees were ‘disparately strong armed’ out of system

A new lawsuit filed by two black McDonald's executives mirrors franchisees' claims that they face unfair treatment within the fast-food giant.

2 black McDonald’s executives allege discrimination and ‘irrational, vile, and cruel’ retaliation at the fast-food giant in new laws...

Two black McDonald's executives claim they faced discrimination, a hostile work environment, and retaliation at the fast-food giant.
Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Penny Phelps pictured running a training session.

A Florida sheriff office’s captain told a deputy to act like a ‘white supremacist’ and a ‘Nazi’ when stopping a black mu...

The comment made by Monroe County Sheriff's Capt. Penny Phelps was recorded by a deputy's body camera during a conversation in late 2017.
Black franchisees have watched the disparities between them and the rest of McDonald's franchisees grow.

McDonald’s black franchisees are fighting to earn as much as their white counterparts, as dozens leave the company they once considered family

Over the past decade, black franchisees have seen the disparities between them and the rest of McDonald's franchisees grow.