EEOC mourns loss of former chairwoman, Jacqueline A. Berrien

The former chairwoman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Jacqueline A. Berrien, died this past Monday, Nov. 9, 2015. The highly respected litigator was a native of Washington, D.C., and was appointed by President Barack Obama to her post in April 2010 until her tenure ended in August 2014.  Berrien is credited with helping to reshape the […]

White Teacher Files Racial Discrimination Lawsuit Against HBCU and Wins!

Shira Hedgepeth claims she was fired from Winston-Salem State University, a Historically Black College and University, because she is a white woman. An Equal Employment Opportunity Commission  ruling backs up the claim. Hedgepeth was the university’s director of academic technology in the Department of Information Technology and had worked there prior to her termination in […]

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