Discrimination Category

April 4, 2019

Anti-Semitism Is Back, From the Left, Right and Islamist Extremes. Why?

Anti-Semitism is now being harnessed for political ends by ideologies that otherwise would have little overlap. That fusion is new, and dangerous, experts say.

April 3, 2019

A Suit Against Disney Claims Unequal Pay for Women

The complaint, filed on behalf of two employees in the studio division, asks for back pay and for Disney to adjust salaries and benefits for female workers.

April 3, 2019

Jones Day Law Firm Is Sued for Pregnancy and Gender Discrimination by 6 Women

The firm is accused of engaging in gender and pregnancy discrimination by underpaying female lawyers, thwarting their advancement and pushing them out once they have children.

April 3, 2019

A.I. Experts Question Amazon’s Facial-Recognition Technology

At least 25 prominent researchers are calling on the company to stop selling the technology to law enforcement agencies, citing concerns that it has built-in biases.

March 31, 2019

Editorial Observer: How Blackface Feeds White Supremacy

A racist caricature from 19th-century minstrel theater still haunts America.

March 28, 2019

Facebook Engages in Housing Discrimination With Its Ad Practices, U.S. Says

The Department of Housing and Urban Development sued the company for violating the federal Fair Housing Act by limiting who sees ads based on characteristics like race, religion and national origin.

March 28, 2019

Facebook Announces New Policy to Ban White Nationalist Content

Facebook said the policy change was based on a shift in its understanding of white nationalism, which it previously saw as different from white supremacy.