Appeals Court Stays Injunction Against Texas Voter ID LawA federal appeals court panel on Tuesday stayed a permanent injunction to throw out the Texas law requiring voters to present an accepted photo identification card.
Trump Administration Backs Texas Voter ID Law In CourtThe Trump administration says Texas has rid its voter ID law of any discriminatory effects and is asking a judge who once compared the measure to a "poll tax" to not take further action.
Umpire Sues MLB Claiming Race DiscriminationAngel Hernandez, a big league umpire for nearly 25 years, sued Major League Baseball on Monday alleging race discrimination. He said that MLB chief baseball officer Joe Torre "has a history of animosity" toward him.
Prosecutors Settle Panda Express Discrimination ClaimFederal prosecutors say they have reached a settlement with Panda Express over allegations the company discriminated against workers who were not U.S. citizens.
Foundation To Award Some $24 Million To Fight Racism In U.S.One of America's largest philanthropic foundations announced Wednesday that it will award about $24 million in grants to organizations in Dallas, 12 other cities and one state to help fight racism.
California AG Bans State Travel To Texas, 3 Other StatesCalifornia's attorney general blocked state-funded travel to Texas and three other states on Thursday in response to what he considers anti-LGBT rights laws enacted this year.
1 In 6 New Couples Are Racially MixedFifty years after Mildred and Richard Loving's landmark legal challenge shattered the laws against interracial marriage, some couples of different races still talk of facing discrimination, disapproval and sometimes outright hostility.
Uber Moves To Repair Tainted Image With 20 Firings, 1 HiringUber, the world's leading ride-hailing company, has taken two big steps toward repairing its corporate image: It fired 20 employees for a host of harassment problems and hired an Apple marketing executive to rescue its tainted brand.
President Trump Travel Ban Showdown Headed For Supreme CourtDonald Trump's administration is pledging a Supreme Court showdown over his travel ban after a federal appeals ruled that the ban "drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination."
Texas Adoption Agency 'Religious Refusal' Closer To LawTexas Republicans pushed the state closer to a law that allows publicly-funded foster care and adoption agencies to refuse to place children with non-Christian, unmarried or gay prospective parents because of religious objections.
Supreme Court Order Unlikely To Deter Voting RestrictionsThe Supreme Court's refusal to breathe new life into North Carolina's sweeping voter identification law might be just a temporary victory for civil rights groups.
Texas Adoption Bill OK's Rejection Of Non-Christian ParentsState-funded adoption agencies backing Texas legislation that would sanction the rejection of prospective parents on religious grounds freely admit they already routinely deny non-Christian, gay, and unmarried applicants.