JPMorgan Chase Settles Mortgage Discrimination LawsuitJPMorgan Chase is settling charges that independent brokers working for the bank discriminated against minorities seeking home mortgages.
Major Survey Of Transgender Americans Finds Widespread BiasThe largest-ever survey of transgender Americans paints a grim picture of widespread discrimination and harassment, to the point that many of them attempt suicide at some point.
Report: LGBT Students Still Face Discrimination At SchoolA report from an international human rights organization concludes many public schools are still hostile environments for LGBT students.
Supreme Court Takes Up Cases About Race In RedistrictingThe Supreme Court is taking up a pair of cases in which African-American voters maintain that Southern states discriminated against them in drawing electoral districts.
Singers Question National Anthem After NFL ProtestsGrammy Award winner Anthony Hamilton has sung the national anthem in the past. But don't ask him to sing it in the near future. His frustration with the song is shared by many other black Americans.
Tyson Foods To Pay $1.6M To Settle Hiring Discrimination ChargesThe company did not admit liability. It agreed to pay back wages, interest and benefits to 5,716 applicants who were turned down for jobs as laborers from 2006 to 2012 at plants in Rogers and Russellville, Arkansas; Santa Theresa, New Mexico; and Amarillo, Houston and Sherman, Texas.
Complaint: Rule Discriminates Against Minority PlayersA rule adopted during the desegregation era in Kansas to limit out-of-state players on community college basketball and football teams discriminates against minority students, complaints filed with the NAACP allege.
Texas Reaches Deal On Weaker Voter ID Rules For NovemberTexas has agreed to weaken its voter ID law as federal courts across the U.S. block states from using Republican-imposed election restrictions in November.
Dallas Adds Transgender People To Anti-Discrimination OrdinanceThe Dallas City Council on Tuesday decided to update its anti-discrimination ordinance. It clarifies that "a person's gender is determined by the person's own perception of their gender."
Defeat Of Houston LGBT-Rights Measure May Have Broad ImpactLGBT-rights activists across the nation are now bracing for their opponents in other states to seize on the successful tactic of stoking fears over transgender people's access to public restrooms.
Keller ISD Postpones Vote On Anti-Discrimination PolicyA large crowd is expected to attend the Keller ISD's board meeting on Thursday, as they discuss a proposed change in how the district's anti-discrimination policy is written.
Federal Court Strikes Down 'Discriminatory' Texas Voter ID LawA federal appeals court has struck down Texas' voter ID law, ruling that the Republican-backed measure first passed in 2011 violates the Voting Rights Act.

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