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Like many World War II veterans, he speaks modestly about his service. He is quiet and a polite listener, not the kind to draw attention to himself. But a few months ago, as he visited the National WWII Museum in New Orleans, other veterans noticed...
The Baltimore SunBaltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice will be the first player featured during the upcoming season in USA's "NFL Characters Unite" campaign, the cable channel will announce later today. Rice will also announce an expanded relationship between the NFL...
Abercrombie & Fitch, the clothing retailer, has caught flak in recent days for controversial comments made in 2006 by its chief executive. The image-conscious company does not make or sell women’s clothing in any size above large, which is an...
Tolerance is justifiably one of liberal Democracy's most cherished values. But what do we do when tolerance, with its openness to multiple views, permits and even supports intolerance? This is particularly an issue today when open prejudice against Jews...
Tags: Minority Groups, United Nations, Culture, Israel, Terrorism
A jury has awarded $240 million to 32 mentally disabled former workers at a turkey processing plant in Iowa, in what officials on Wednesday said was the largest such judgment in a federal abuse and discrimination case. After a week-long trial, the...
In her April 23 column, “Forcing landlords to accept vouchers won't help the poor,” Marta H. Mossburg quoted me as saying that laws prohibiting landlords to accept Section 8 vouchers “exacerbate” the problem of finding housing...
In 1999, President Bill Clinton set out to right a wrong: the government's widespread discrimination against black farmers, particularly in the South. The victims had applied for farming loans but, owing to bias on the part of federal loan officers, had...
Wet Seal will pay $7.5 million to settle a racial discrimination lawsuit that accused the teen retailer of firing black employees to present a blond-and-blue-eyed front in its stores, according to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. The...
Tags: NAACP, Trials, Career and Workplace, Racism, Social Issues
The Illinois Department of Human Rights has found "substantial evidence" that the Tinley Park Police Department discriminated against a Hispanic patrol officer when it passed him over for a specialty position. In a discrimination complaint filed with...
Tags: Minority Groups, Tinley Park, Social Issues, Lawyers, Politics
Collins' coverage The May 1 editorial cartoon by Scott Stantis clearly distorted reality. The cartoon, showing the media telling Tim Tebow to keep his Christian beliefs to himself while encouraging Jason Collins to talk more about his being gay, is...
Americans embrace the ideal of equality. However, we have had a difficult time with the concept in practice. The towering rhetoric of the Declaration of Independence that "all men are created equal" was shamefully belied by the enshrinement of slavery...
When Jason Collins came out last week, a chorus of politicians, journalists and sports fans praised the NBA player for his courage and celebrated him for making history. It's been especially heartening to see that tolerance has outstripped bigotry even in...
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