New Evidence of Discrimination Against Black Coaches in the NFL Since 2018

New Evidence of Discrimination Against Black Coaches in the NFL Since 2018

By Joshua D. Pitts, The Conversation Boldly going where no NFL coach has gone before, recently fired Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores put his future career at stake and filed a class-action lawsuit against the league, the New York Giants, the Denver Broncos and the Dolphins, alleging discriminatory hiring practices among team owners. Coincidentally, […]

CCC Group to Pay $420,000 to Settle EEOC Racial Harassment Lawsuit

Black Employees at Construction Company’s Upstate New York Worksite Were Subjected to Racist Insults and a Noose, Federal Agency Charged

CCC Group to Pay $420,000 to Settle EEOC Racial Harassment Lawsuit

ALBANY, N.Y. – CCC Group, Inc. will pay $420,000 and provide other relief to settle a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. According to the EEOC’s lawsuit, the San Antonio, Texas-based construction company violated federal law when it fostered a work environment rife with racist comments […]

Black boy, 11, forced to kneel and apologize by white headmaster who called it the ‘African way’

Black boy, 11, forced to kneel and apologize by white headmaster who called it the ‘African way’

By Michael Elsen-Rooney, NY Daily News A white Long Island Catholic school headmaster forced a Black 11-year-old student to kneel down and apologize to a teacher — calling it the “African way” to say sorry, the Daily News has learned. Hempstead mom Trisha Paul says it was disturbing enough to learn about the punishment of […]

Managing Your Diabetes in the Workplace: It Can Be Done and the Law Is on Your Side

As per the American Diabetic Association, it is estimated that an astronomical 18 million men and women residing in the U.S. today live their lives every day with diabetes. What is diabetes? Diabetes is characterized by high blood glucose or sugar levels that ensue from defects in the body’s ability to produce or use insulin.

Managing Your Diabetes in the Workplace: It Can Be Done and the Law Is on Your Side

By Marilyn Silverman Piercing rays of sunshine seep through your closed Venetian blinds. Time to get ready for work. You grab this. You grab that.  However, if you are a diabetic there are a few more things you have to grab. It’s easy to manage your diabetes at home. There is your refrigerator and your […]

Banning Hair Discrimination Law Passes

On July 12th, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed Assembly bill 007797 to prohibit "race discrimination based on natural hair or hairstyles" in the state of New York. California passed its own legislation against natural hair discrimination on July 3rd, becoming the first state to ever do so; known as the CROWN (Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair) Act.

Banning Hair Discrimination Law Passes

Anti-Black racism is an invidious and persistent form of discrimination across the nation and in New York City. Anti-Black racism can be explicit and implicit, individual and structural, and it can manifest through entrenched stereotypes and biases, conscious and unconscious. Anti-Black bias also includes discrimination based on characteristics and cultural practices associated with being Black, […]