Tag: Social issues

Racial discrimination claims against Whole Foods dismissed

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BOSTON — A federal judge has dismissed most of the claims in a lawsuit filed by Whole Foods Market employees who alleged the supermarket...

8 minority jail officers allegedly kept off Chauvin’s guard

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MINNEAPOLIS — Eight Minnesota jail guards filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging racial discrimination after they were barred from working on the floor where a...

Official apologizes to woman hit by rubber bullet in protest

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A Florida woman who was shot in the face by a rubber bullet during a Black Lives Matter demonstration last...

Birmingham jail logs with MLK signatures up for sale

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Arrested for leading a march against racial segregation in 1963, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. spent days in solitary confinement...

American midfielder Booth on loan to Austrian’s St Pölten

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American midfielder Taylor Booth went on loan Monday from Bayern Munich to Austria's St. Pölten. ...

Police ‘unlawful assembly’ powers come under fire in Oregon

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SALEM, Ore. — As racial injustice protesters swarmed the streets of Portland, Oregon, day after day last year, a voice would come over a...

Desperation grows in battered Honduras, fueling migration

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SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras — Nory Yamileth Hernández and her three teenage children have been living in a battered tent under a bridge on...

‘The Bachelor’ host stepping away after racial controversy

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Chris Harrison, host of “The Bachelor,” says he is stepping down from his TV role and is “ashamed” for his handling of a swirling...

Ex-Chicago Teachers Union leader Karen Lewis dies at age 67

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CHICAGO — Karen Lewis, a former Chicago Teachers Union president and onetime mayoral hopeful, has died at age 67, a spokeswoman said Monday. ...

Judge: No media protection for blogger, must reveal sources

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A blogger who was sued for defamation over an article criticizing a former Arkansas school board member must disclose her...