The EEOC in the Trump Era

EEOC litigation picked up in the fiscal year ended September 30, 2018, and the agency just held a major public hearing in October to further its focus on workplace harassment.

The EEOC in the Trump Era

By Paul R. Monsees (The National Law Review) Despite having only three active members on its five-member Commission and having no General Counsel, the EEOC has remained quite busy in its strategic enforcement of federal workplace discrimination laws. You may remember that since the 2016 election, the EEOC has been operating with an acting Republican […]

Change in Airbnb’s Profile Picture Policy

"The short-term home rental platform’s previous policy of displaying profile pictures throughout the booking process increased the likelihood that hosts would discriminatorily deny lodging to people of color, whether because of racial animus or implicit bias." - Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

Change in Airbnb’s Profile Picture Policy

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law’s Statement in Response to Change in Airbnb’s Profile Picture Policy The company ends a booking policy that increased the likelihood that hosts would discriminatorily deny lodging to people of color FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 22, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Kristen Clarke, president and executive director of the Lawyers’ […]

Civil Rights Training 5-Week Program

A Brief history of Civil Rights Law and How it has evolved. Case Studies: Trayvon Martin, FL and Abner Louima, NY.

Civil Rights Training 5-Week Program

Where: New American Chamber of Commerce 26 Court St, Suite 701, Brooklyn, NY. When: Date: September 12, 2018 Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Issues That Will be Addressed: My Civil Rights was Violated, Who Can I Sue? Filing a Notice of Claim against a City, Town, or Municipal Agency in NY. Statute of Limitations […]

Travel diaries reveal Einstein’s racist views

He uses particularly derogatory language to describe Chinese people, calling them "spiritless" and "obtuse."

Travel diaries reveal Einstein’s racist views

By Jessica Spitz, NBC News A journal kept by Albert Einstein throughout his travels in the Far East, recently published by Princeton University Press, reveals xenophobic and racist attitudes that stand in stark contrast to the physicist’s legacy as a humanitarian and outspoken proponent of civil rights. This is the first time that the diary, […]