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Dear White People: 3 Acts Of Casual Racism That You May Be Guilty Of Doing

Dear White People: 3 Acts Of Casual Racism That You May Be Guilty Of Doing

By Toni Matthews-El October 11, 2014

“Dear White People, the minimum requirement of black friends needed to not seem racist has been raised to two….Sorry, your ‘weed man’ Tyrone does not count!” Just like that, the upcoming Dear White People movie moved into highly controversial territory. …

Texas Sued: Justice Dept. Files Over Voter ID Laws Texas Sued: Justice Dept. Files Over Voter ID Laws

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The AP has the story: the U.S. Department of Justice filed suit yesterday against the state of Texas. Texas maintains redistricting laws that various minority groups claim are discriminatory in nature. Attorney General Eric Holder said of the lawsuit that …

Carly Rae Jepsen Boy Scouts Appearance Cancelled Carly Rae Jepsen Boy Scouts Appearance Cancelled

Singer Carly Rae Jepsen, known for her 2012 hit song “Call Me Maybe,” has announced that she is canceling her appearance at the national Boy Scouts of America (BSA) jamboree over the organizations exclusion of openly gay members. The national …

Old Guy Smacks Google For Age Discrimination
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Google may have thought itself free of Brian Reid and his lawsuit after one court rejected his age discrimination suit, but the appellate court found that rejection was in error.

Wimbledon Live, You Supply The Strawberries
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Tennis fans need not be limited in their Wimbledon viewing by the capricious whims of broadcast networks, thanks to another season of Winbledon Live online.

Digg Love Is Not A Right

Within the Preamble to the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson wrote that citizens should have rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. No one owes you a spot on the front page of Digg.

Digg: A New Platform for Discrimination
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I’ve been pondering my stance on Digg recently. When I saw Christian Mezei’s Unofficial FAQ regarding the Digg algorithm, I began to ponder the entire concept of social media, especially given the recent controversy surrounding which content makes the front page, and which gets buried.

The ROR Advantage: No Spider Discrimination!

Search engine optimization is a very complex science, but at its heart is the simple rule: to format your website in such a way that spiders can immediately recognize and index its content.

Google’s Pregnancy Discrimination Suit — A Pregnant Business Owner Weighs In
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A report released in July 2004 by The National Partnership for Women & Families found that pregnancy discrimination complaints have increased 39% from 1992 to 2003, even though the nation’s birthrate has dropped by nine percent.

Google Faces Bizarre Discrimination Lawsuit
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In a lawsuit that seems to fault Google’s vice president of national sales more than the company itself, a former Manhattan sales executive is alleging some nasty charges of misconduct while she was pregnant with quadruplets.

Google Sued Over Age Discrimination

The search engine giant Google had a lawsuit filed against it citing age discrimination. Google’s former director of operations, Brian Reid, 54, claims Google discriminates against older workers.