Facing Pressure, House OKs Anti-Harassment TrainingPressured to respond to burgeoning sexual misconduct allegations, the House easily approved a bipartisan measure Wednesday requiring annual anti-harassment training for lawmakers and aides.
House To Vote On Mandatory Sexual Harassment TrainingRocked by allegations of sexual misconduct, the House is moving ahead on legislation to require anti-sexual harassment training for all members and their staffs.
White Nationalist Rally Organizer Loses Twitter VerificationThe organizer of the violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has lost his verified status on Twitter, along with several other prominent white nationalists and far-right conservatives.
American Airlines Responds to NAACP Travel WarningFort Worth-based American Airlines is promising to meet with the NAACP after the civil rights organization issued a travel warning to African-American customers.
NAACP Issues Travel Warning About American AirlinesThe NAACP says it's alerting black travelers to exercise caution because, "booking and boarding flights could cause them disrespectful, discriminatory or unsafe conditions."
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.