The American Medical Association apologized on Thursday for its history of discrimination aimed at preventing African-Americans from gaining membership. Experts offer insight into the statement and the history behind it.
The high court sided Tuesday with employees -- one at a Cracker Barrel restaurant, one a postal worker -- who sought to file lawsuits after facing retaliation for complaining about race and age discrimination. Marcia Coyle of the National Law…
A new report examines commonly held assumptions about the differences in how girls and boys learn and achieve in education. Experts discuss the findings and how they might help educators better address issues of learning and gender.
As research of preventative genetic testing increases, many fear the impact this information can have on employment and health-insurance practices -- leading the Senate to vote Thursday to ban genetic-based discrimination. An expert on genetics examines the issue.
The city of Baltimore has lately seen skyrocketing foreclosure rates and slumping home prices. The housing shake-up led the city to sue its largest lender -- Wells Fargo -- over allegations that it gave black homebuyers higher loan rates than…
The Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in a case that could influence the way courts handle racial discrimination cases throughout the country. Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal explains the details of the case.
The Supreme Court Thursday ruled against allowing race-based criteria in proposed diversity plans in two school districts. Following a report by Marcia Coyle on the ruling and the mood in the courtroom, Roger Clegg and Theodore Shaw, two experts in…
The Supreme Court heard arguments Monday on a case dealing with the statute of limitations on claims of gender discrimination in pay. Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal explains the arguments.
Tim Shriver, Eunice Kennedy Shriver's son, talks about his mother and her legacy, the Special Olympics. Eunice Kennedy Shriver celebrates her 85th birthday this week.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday that an employee could collect monetary awards from her employer for retaliating against her for sexual harassment complaints, broadening worker protection under the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
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