Tesla Sued For Alleged Racial Abuse
Former Tesla factory workers say, colleagues, managers, and HR have racially abused them. Automaker Tesla is facing another lawsuit alleging racism in the workplace. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, a number of former employees at the Fremont, California, factory have sued the company for racism and harassment.
Disturbing video shows Richard Cox suffering paralyzing injury in police custody
Richard Cox screenshot from bodycam video-:New Haven Police-:: Richard Cox, a 36-year-old Black man was being transported in a van by New Haven Connecticut police when the vehicle came to a sudden stop thrusting the man headfirst into the separating wall of the van. Cox was not seat belted and sustained a neck injury causing him to be paralyzed.
Opinion: A Republican Just Called Roe v. Wade Decision a “Victory for White Life”
A Republican Just Called Roe v. Wade Decision a “Victory for White Life”. Elected Republicans are getting sloppy. Yesterday Donald Trump held a rally in Illinois with the intention of turning out voters for the state’s upcoming primary election. He was endorsing two candidates at the event: Incumbent GOP Representative Mary Miller and state Senator Darren Bailey.
Opinion: Two Years After George Floyd’s Death, The Washington Post Killed Him Again
The date is May 25, 2020. We’ve been in quarantine for a few months, left only longing for a world outside of the ever-enclosing walls we’ve been stuck in. The simulation is broken. Time isn’t real and quiet chaos is reigning.
Opinion: White Profit from Black Trauma in Tulsa, OK
Before we go any further, I want to make something abundantly clear. Black history absolutely should be recognized, acknowledged, and discussed by other races. As should the history of any race of people. This article is not about gatekeeping Black tragedy. It’s about the insensitivity of profiting from it.
Asian Americans Will Hold A Unity March in Washington, D.C.
United States Capitol(Image is author's) The first Unity March held by Asian American and Pacific Islander groups in the United States will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2022. The location will be at the National Mall in front of the U.S. Capitol. There are more than forty nonprofit organizations and a coalition of allies coming together for the event.
Events Will Remember The Life and Death of Vinent Chin
A Japanese make of car(Image is author's) Japanese cars are quite popular in the United States. They were gaining prominence among the American public forty years ago. They were generally smaller and more fuel efficient than the larger American cars. It caused some racism and hate among certain segments of the population, especially autoworkers in Detroit.
Teacher makes half-Asian student sit alone because of her "smelly food"
Shouldn’t children be taught to accept each other’s culture?. The US is becoming more and more diverse, and it has become imperative that educational institutions accommodate different cultures.
A Group of White Supremacists Planned to Riot at a Pride Event, Members Arrested
The authorities arrested 31 members of a white supremacist group named Patriot Front near a local Pride event in Idaho, USA. Close-Up Shot of a Person with Handcuffs - Image used for artistic purposes only.Kindel Media / Pexels.
Report reveals the number of young transgender people in the US has nearly doubled
According to a new report, there are 1.6 million trans people aged 13 and above in the US, and 43% of them are between 13 and 24 years old. Although the trans population had remained steady in the country before, a huge spike was observed in 2020 compared to 2017. In fact, the number of trans teens and youth between 13 and 25 years of age has doubled since 2017.
Ask E: How do I respond to microaggressions at work?
Erika "E" Johnson is a Pittsburgh native, a singer-songwriter, writer and founder of Beata Beatus Co. Find out more at www.erikadenaej.com.Photo courtesy of Erika Johnson. I have a coworker who laughed at my comment that Juneteenth should be a national holiday. How do I deal with a response like this and microaggressions at work regarding my cultural viewpoints?
Woman Refuses to Remove Headscarf for Friends of Boyfriend
Should anyone ever be pressured to remove clothing if they’re not comfortable?. Visibly Muslim women receive routine and regular harassment in US society due to their appearance. 69% of Muslim women who wear headscarves have reported that they have experienced religious discrimination, compared to 26% of other women in the population.
Wells Fargo allegedly held phony job interviews for minorities for positions that had already been promised to others
According to The New York Times, Wells Fargo, the nation's largest mortgage lender, is under fire for holding sham job interviews for minority candidates they had no intention of hiring for positions already promised to others.
MLB Racism Controversy: Tim Anderson, Jackie Robinson, and the Suspension of Josh Donaldson
Major League Baseball suspends Josh Donaldson for referring to Tim Anderson as “Jackie.”. A May, 2019 article from Bleacher Report, “Tim Anderson Says He Feels Like 'Today's Jackie Robinson' Amid Tension with MLB,” stated the following: On Tuesday, Stephanie Apstein of Sports Illustrated provided comments from Anderson, who said he wants to knock down MLB's ’have-fun barrier.’ "I kind of feel like today's Jackie Robinson," he said. "That's huge to say. But it's cool, man, because he changed the game, and I feel like I'm getting to a point to where I need to change the game."
Man Threatens to Call Police on Black Woman Because Son 'Looks White'
Is there ever a justifiable reason to racially profile someone else?. Although the United States is meant to be a culturally diverse and accepting country, everyday acts of racism and microaggressions are very common.
No comment from the candidate for Governor about racist remarks at the CCW event
It's been a week since the 8 New Now I-team informed the public about the racist remarks made at a conservative political event. Most of the attendees were big names in politics, leaving people with many unanswered questions. And yet these figures still haven't made any comment about their controversial appearance.
Day of Remembrance Bill Signed at a Special Ceremony in Salt Lake City
Several bills related to minority groups were signed in Utah. Day of Remembrance Bill signed by Governor Cox(Image is author's) President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 on February 19, 1942, after the start of World War II. That order gave military commanders in certain areas of the United States the authority to remove any persons from specific regions of the country. The order was only used against people of Japanese descent who were living on the West Coast of the continental United States. It affected mostly Japanese Americans and immigrants who lived in California, Oregon, and Washington.
A Japanese American Exhibit at the Utah State Capitol
Utah State Capitol(Image is author's) At the beginning of World War II, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an executive order which allowed the military to remove persons of Japanese heritage from their homes on the West Coast of the United States. These people were placed in what have become known as American concentration camps. There were ten camps built in remote and desolate areas of the country where the people were incarcerated, most for the duration of the war. The majority of these people were American citizens who had been born in the United States.
The Implications of the Gibson Bakery Defeat over Oberlin College
On March 31, an appeals court upheld a ruling that awarded more than $30 million to a bakery in Oberlin, Ohio. The Bakery had accused Oberlin College of damaging its business and libeling it with false accusations of racism.
Petaluma to confront race, equity issues
City leaders Monday unanimously directed city manager Peggy Flynn to finalize a multi-pronged effort. That includes a city equity czar and an independent city commission along with further police oversight.