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This Is What Racism Sounds Like in the Banking Industry

Racism in banking can be seen in the treatment of employees and customers.  “Leading banks have recently paid restitution to black employees for isolating them from white peers, placing them in the poorest branches and cutting them off from career…

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Fifty years after the ‘Black 14’ were banished, Wyoming football reckons with the past

The University of Wyoming honored the fourteen members of the football team who were abruptly dismissed in 1969.  The players came to a meeting to ask their coach permission to wear armbands during their game against Brigham Young University in…

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“Pushout: the Criminalization of Black Girls in School,” Screening and Panel Discussion, November 20, 2019

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Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor & Imani Perrry “Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership,” October 23, 2019

  Labyrinth Books Princeton, 122 Nassau Street, presents a discussion with two eminent African American Studies scholars about exploitative real estate practices continued well after housing discrimination was banned on Wednesday October 23, 2019 at 6pm.  For additional information, click…

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More states are trying to protect black employees who want to wear natural hairstyles at work

Jena McGregor‘s Washington Post article describes incidents of discrimination against African Americans, particularly women, who wear natural hairstyles.  Legislation explicitly banning race-based hair discrimination was signed into law in July, 2019 in California and New York.  New Jersey, Tennessee, Michigan,…

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