Archive: Tag: Race Discrimination

Speak Now, or Forever be Complicit

On May 25, 2020, George Floyd was brutally killed by a Minneapolis police officer. Once video footage of Floyd’s killing was released, an overwhelming majority of people were outraged. Protests spread like wildfire across the nation, all of them demanding justice.  For many Americans,  Floyd’s killing was the first time they witnessed racial injustice.  For […]

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EEOC to Receive Pay Data

Recently, a judge ordered that employer pay data be collected by the EEOC by September 30, 2019.  This occurred after a legal battle spearheaded by employee advocacy groups.  The EEOC has utilized data from employers about race/ethnicity, gender, and job category since 1966 by using EEO-1 Reports.  During the Obama Administration, the EEOC added another […]

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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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