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Gabrielle Union has urged women to take action following her departure from “America’s Got Talent.” The 47-year-old actress left the judging panel of the NBC show earlier last month after just one season, amid reports that she complained about “toxic” culture, racial bias and discrimination during her time on the show. And while speaking at a…

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  Kanye West has accused people  of “discriminating” against him. The 41-year-old rapper was diagnosed with the mental health condition two years ago, and has likened his illness to a “sprained brain.” He’s gone on to slam critics for taking the issue and doing “everything to make it worse,” just because bipolar has a “strong…

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A tech company in Virginia continues to face backlash after using discriminatory wording in an ad for a job opening. Cynet Systems, a $51 million-dollar company based in Ashburn, Virginia, recently posted an ad on LinkedIn seeking an individual to fill a mid-senior-level business development position. Twitter user Helena McCabe initially posted the job listing,…

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A flight home after a wedding ended in an embarrassing arrest for a North Carolina woman. Rosetta Swinney, 53, boarded a Frontier Airline flight from Las Vegas to RDU Airport after attending her older daughter’s wedding. When Swinney and her younger daughter got to their seats, they were met with a rude shock. Her teenage…

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The effects of gentrification continues to be more evident across the nation. In Brooklyn, New York, a borough that has experienced extreme gentrification since the 2000s, gentrifiers are discriminating against Black residents. A coffee shop in Bedford-Stuyvesant is being accused of only serving Halloween candy to White kids, according to New York Daily News. The…

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The U.S. Department of Labor has found evidence of “systemic compensation disparities” at Google. The discrimination is against its female employees. “We found systemic compensation disparities against women pretty much across the entire workforce,” Janette Wipper, a DoL regional director, testified in court in San Francisco on Friday, April 7, 2017. Google is a federal…

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Against a 30-year backdrop of stigma, discrimination and fear, Phill Wilson, president and chief executive officer of the Black AIDS Institute has a powerful vision to build an AIDS-free Black America. “AIDS is our problem, impacting our people and we must create viable  solutions,” said the longtime AIDS activist. “Black people often forget how great we are as…

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In March 2016, Wendy Bell, an award winning anchorwoman for WTAE in Pittsburgh, was angry over a disturbing ambush and shooting at a backyard barbecue that killed five people. Among the dead were a pregnant woman and her unborn child. The incident occurred on March 9, 2016, and police have not released any descriptions of suspects.…

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