Archive: Tag: Title VII

Coronavirus and Discrimination at Work


Lately, it is impossible to turn on the news without hearing about the spread of Coronavirus.  Coronavirus, or COVID-19, has caused Americans and people all over the world to flock to get masks, prompted governments to restrict travel, and cruise lines to quarantine passengers.  There have even been rumors of cancelling the 2020 Summer Olympics […]

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Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.- Is the Dream now Reality?


It’s mind-blowing to think that only 55 years ago, Martin Luther King, Jr. was passionately advocating for equal rights for African Americans.  Over 100 million Americans, nearly 1/3 of the population, were alive for at least part of Dr. King’s leadership of the Civil Rights Movement.  One of the most celebrated laws passed during his […]

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Is Trump’s Go Back to Your Country Tweet Discrimination?


Recently, President Trump chose to criticize a group of 4 congresswomen,  Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and the way they criticize how the government is run.  Collectively known as “The Squad,”  Trump tweeted that the women should go back to their […]

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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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