Black History Month: Barbara Jordan


Similar to last year, I will be highlighting a few people, events, and even cases that help show the importance of celebrating Black History Month. This week, I will be highlighting Barbara Jordan. Ms. Jordan was born February 21, 1936 in Houston, Texas. After attending Houston public schools, Ms. Jordan matriculated to Texas Southern University, […]

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EEOC Data Shows Impact of #MeToo


Many Americans know that starting in towards the end of 2017, the #MeToo movement started to gain a lot of support from various agencies and coverage in the media. Starting with allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct against Harvey Weinstein, numerous high profile figures were accused, resigned, or were fired from there positions. By involving […]

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What Should I Do If My Boss Says Racist Things?


John Schnatter, founder and chairman of Papa John’s, openly stated in a conference call that “Colonel Sanders called blacks n––s” in an effort to deflect from the controversy surrounding statements he made about NFL players protesting during the national anthem. Amy Powell, president of Paramount Television, allegedly stated in a meeting that black women were […]

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Can My Employer Enforce My Arbitration Clause? Supreme Court Says Yes


Early this week, the Supreme Court of the United States decided that arbitration clauses in individual employment contracts are enforceable against employees seeking to bring class-action lawsuits. This ruling will have an immediate, profound impact, and will alter the way employment attorneys like myself will be able to seek remedies in certain claims. For example, […]

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