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Campaign For Racist Receipt Waitress Draws 5-Figure Tip

Campaign For Racist Receipt Waitress Draws 5-Figure Tip

"Tips for Toni" campaign collects $10,749

A waitress who had a receipt with "none" on the Tip line and the N-word on the "Total" line was blown away by funds collected by fundraisers who heard of her plight. Read More »

NY Bakery Fined $25,000 For Telling Applicant No Hire Because She's Black

NY Bakery Fined $25,000 For Telling Applicant No Hire Because She's Black

25-year old Jamilah DeCosta applied for a counter position in 2011.

25-year old Jamilah DeCosta applied for a counter position in 2011. She says she was told she coudn't be hired because of her skin color. Read More »

White Male Worker, Doug Carl, Wins $300,000 In 'Reverse Discrimination' Suit

White Male Worker, Doug Carl, Wins $300,000 In 'Reverse Discrimination' Suit

Doug Carl believes that he was passed over for a promotion because county officials were determined to find a black woman to fill the job. Read More »

Government Cracking Down On Workplace Racism

Government Cracking Down On Workplace Racism

WASHINGTON (AP) - It started with allegations of hangman's nooses, graffiti and racist comments targeting a handful of black workers at a trucking company warehouse in Chicago Ridge, Ill. Four years later, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission had turned the case into a major class action lawsuit... Read More »

Ex-Wet Seal Managers Claim The Company Called The Number Of Black Employees A 'Huge Issue'

Ex-Wet Seal Managers Claim The Company Called The Number Of Black Employees A 'Huge Issue'

By Abby Rogers Three ex-Wet Seal managers filed a lawsuit alleging shocking bias against black employees, claiming one manager was ordered to hire more whites or be fired. The former managers -- who filed the federal race discrimination lawsuit on Thursday in California -- are hoping to turn it into a... Read More »

Is The Ad Industry As Racist As It Was In 'Mad Men' Era?

Is The Ad Industry As Racist As It Was In 'Mad Men' Era?

Racism is an unspoken given on "Mad Men." But while Don Draper and Sterling Cooper may provide a glimpse at the societal norms of a long lost era, it turns out that some things in the advertising business may not have changed much since the 1960s. At least according to a flurry of recent news reports. Read More »

Chick-fil-A Cashier Fired For Mocking Asian Customers

Chick-fil-A Cashier Fired For Mocking Asian Customers

There's no shortage of consumers who love the tasty sandwiches served up by fast-food chain Chick-fil-A. But a recent incident in Southern California showed poor taste on the part of a cashier who mocked two Asian customers. According to the Los Angeles Times, rather than typing the consumers' actual names,... Read More »

Teacher Fired For Anti-Semitic Comments At 'Occupy' Rally

Teacher Fired For Anti-Semitic Comments At 'Occupy' Rally

The Occupy Wall Street camp at Zucotti Park harkens to the early kibbutzim of Israel. It's a self-sustaining scrappy community, with members eating, sleeping, and living collectively, braced against harsh climes, while dreaming up and playing at a better way to live. But in another sense, they aren't like... Read More »

Professor Fired For Racist Remark -- Then Rehired

Professor Fired For Racist Remark -- Then Rehired

When two black students arrived late to Mark Wattier's class at Kentucky's Murray State University, the professor compared them to slaves. "Well, it's OK, I expect it of you guys anyway," he said, according to one of the students. Asked what he meant, he reportedly replied: "It is part of your heritage. The... Read More »

More Whites Believe 'Reverse Racism' Is Costing Them Jobs

More Whites Believe 'Reverse Racism' Is Costing Them Jobs

Whether you're in a minority or a majority, it seems that here in America we all feel discriminated against. A recent study conducted at a couple of very prestigious schools found that now whites believe they have replaced blacks as the primary victims of racial discrimination in America. This is mostly... Read More »

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