discrimination

Hudson Valley News
3:47 pm
Sun November 10, 2013

Joint Response Is Planned To Anti-Semitism Allegations In A HV School District

A New York congressman and state attorney general are pledging to push for coordinated federal and state response to allegations of religious discrimination and bullying in a school district in the Hudson Valley.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Burlington Joins Initiative to Diminish Racism and Discrimination

Credit Jūsų Darbas/Wikimedia Commons Public Domain

Mayors across the country are commemorating the civil rights movement and the 50th anniversary of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham Alabama by adopting a 10 point Plan of Action to end racism and discrimination. Burlington, Vermont is among the cities stepping up to participate.

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WAMC News
12:50 pm
Sat March 16, 2013

Humor in the media; hurftul or helpful?

A reveler laughs at the annual Gay Pride Parade in 2011 on Robson Street in downtown Vancouver, Canada.
Credit Wikimedia Commons/Zakir Suleman

Studies have shown that laughter is good for your health, but what about when it comes at the expense of others.

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New England News
7:00 pm
Tue October 23, 2012

Conn. city agrees to settle U.S. discrimination case

The U.S. Justice Department has reached a proposed agreement with a Connecticut city to resolve allegations that police engaged in a pattern of discrimination against Latinos.

Federal officials said Tuesday that East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo Jr. has outlined plans that will lead to broad changes to the police department's policies and practices. Maturo is seeking approval from town officials to enter the binding agreement.

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New England News
3:55 pm
Fri April 13, 2012

Housing Discrimination Complaints Rising

A foreclosed house in Springfield MA
WAMC

Civil rights authorities say they've seen a serious uptick in housing discrimination complaints in Massachusetts.  Its further fall out from the foreclosure crisis.  WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.

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