A recent review of job vacancy postings on sites like Monster.com, CareerBuilder, and Craigslist revealed that hundreds of employers said that they consider, or strongly prefer, people currently employed or recently laid off. This places the 14 million unemployed American in a very dire condition. Unemployment is already scathing the country, and now it could […]

CHICAGO — Though Jackson Park Hospital and Medical Center is ran by an African-American man and the majority of its employees and patients are Black as well, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed a class-action suit for discriminating against Black, female employees. According to the lawsuit, Black female employees “were subjected to different […]

A Black law-enforcement advocacy group criticized prosecutors for filing an assault charge against an African-American Seattle cop involved in an off-duty brawl, while not charging two white Seattle officers who stomped on a prone Latino suspect in another incident. The Seattle Times Reports: The decision by the City Attorney’s Office to charge Officer Garth Haynes […]

A civil rights group is suing Maryland’s Higher Education Commission for allegedly discriminating against the state’s four historically black colleges. The plaintiffs argue that Morgan State University, Coppin State University, Bowie State University and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore have underdeveloped programs because black schools are funded in a manner that puts predominately white […]

The Village Voice has a good article on the reasons for lack of Black firefighters in New York City and the requirement test necessary to become a firefighter: “There’s no question that there is something very wrong with how the FDNY adds new employees. For nearly 40 years, various courts have issued injunctions to correct […]


Could this be true? Is there discrimination happening at the Oprah network? <!--more-->


More trouble for Countrywide. <!--more-->


This outraged me when I read it. <!--more-->

It is no secret that models of color are at a clear disadvantage when it comes to booking jobs in the white-washed fashion industry.