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.
San Diego Struggling With Racism As Hate Crimes Rose in 2021
America's Finest City is Stepping Up Efforts to Enforce Hate Crimes Statutes as the City Sees an Uptick in Hate. A Painted U-Haul Drives Through the Hillcrest Neighborhood in San Diego.u/SDSurfrider.
Stepmom Refuses to Apologize for Racist Comments About Stepdaughter
Is there ever a case when a racist comment is warranted?. Records from the United States Bureau of Census have found that over 1,300 new families are formed every day. That data makes up about 16% of total families in the US operating in blended homes. However, statistics also show that 60%-70% of marriages that have kids from a former marriage will not succeed.
Opinion: Florida law bans "critical race theory" from workplace training or classroom discussions
Charlie Kirk and Governor Ron DeSantis speaking at the 2021 Student Action SummitWikimedia Commons. On March 10, the Florida Senate passed House Bill 7, which conservatives have proudly dubbed the "Stop WOKE Act." Now that the bill has received a stamp of approval from both houses of the Florida legislature, it will be sent to the desk of Governor Ron DeSantis. Since he has signaled support for this measure, it's all but a foregone conclusion that it will be passed.
Mother-in-Law Refuses to Apologize for 'Racist' Comments
Is there ever an appropriate time or place to make a joke about race?. Marriage isn’t easy, and difficult in-laws make being married even harder. Whether they’re too pushy, too involved, or too opinionated, in-laws who are perceived as ‘crossing the line’ of a married couple’s boundaries can increase their risk of divorce by 20% in some cases.
Denver council members criticize CdeBaca for racist, sexist meme
Chris Hinds explains during a Facebook live chat a dust-up occuring between Candi CdeBaca and the council's other Latina council members.Denver City Coucnil member Chis Hinds. (Denver, Colo.) Denver City Councilmember Chris Hinds joined four City Council colleagues Friday to blast Councilmember Candi CdeBaca for referring to Latina councilmembers as "#MalincheStrong" in an Instagram meme.
Coronado Has Another Brush With Casual Racism
A Coronado City Official Resigned After A Video of Him Using Racist Language Went Viral. The San Diego Bay Bridge to Coronado.@TonyTheTigersSon via Twenty20. Coronado City Manager Tina Friend accepted the resignation of Roger Miller, the City's former Recreation and Golf Course Director, on Thursday after a video of him using racist language went viral.
Governor Ralph Carr of Colorado Had Compassion and Courage
Governor Ralph Carr (DVD Cover)(Image is author's) He welcomed Japanese Americans into Colorado when they voluntarily evacuated. It is interesting to note at this current time when the American concentration camp in Colorado called Amache is being designated as a national historic site that the then governor of Colorado was one of only a few people who supported the Japanese Americans during World War II.
Colorado Incarceration Facility to be a National Historic Site
The camp held Japanese Americans during World War II. A World War II camp barracks replica(Image is author's) It has been eighty years since President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 on February 19, 1942. That order paved the way for the removal of 120,000 persons of Japanese descent from their homes on the West Coast of the continental United States after the start of World War II.
Sharing A White House Proclamation on Day of Remembrance
Remembering the Japanese American Experience of World War II. The White House in Washington, D.C.(Image is author's) Day Of Remembrance Of Japanese American Incarceration During World War II.
Day of Remembrance Events on February 19 Teach American History
Japanese Americans were unjustly incarcerated in camps. Poster Instructing Japanese Americans(Image is author's) After the bombing of Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on December 7, 1941, by the Imperial Navy of Japan, the United States entered World War II. People living in the United States who were of Japanese heritage were immediately looked upon as the enemy. Although they had been faced with racism and prejudice for many years, World War II made life worse for these American citizens and immigrants of Japanese descent.
An Asian Man Was Wrongfully Convicted of Murder
A documentary of his story was shown at the Sundance Film Festival. San Francisco was the scene of the murder(Image is author's) The Sundance Film Festival is a popular event which is generally held in January each year in Park City, Utah. Started by Robert Redford, the Festival is a good place for documentary films to be showcased. Asian American filmmakers have been included. This documentary film, "Free Chol Soo Lee" was shown at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival.