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BALTIMORE -- Professor Leah Hollis has built a career studying workplace bullying in higher education, examining how it affects women and people of color. At Morgan State University, she alleges in a federal lawsuit, she experienced that subject firsthand. In a complaint filed this summer, Hollis says the school has paid her tens of thousands of dollars less than men in her department “despite ...

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Professor Leah Hollis has built a career studying workplace bullying in higher education, examining how it affects women and people of color. At Morgan State University, she alleges in a federal lawsuit, she experienced that subject firsthand. In a complaint filed this summer, Hollis says the school has paid her tens of thousands of dollars less than men in her department “despite credentials ...

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East Providence Mayor Bob DaSilva is requesting the release of a report detailing an investigation into allegations made by City Clerk Samantha Burnett, who claims that the city refused to accommodate her dyslexia. Burnett has been on a leave of absence since Aug. 16. She expressed frustration in an emotional speech before the City Council on Aug. 17, saying the administration "basically ...

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Two minor league baseball coaches with the Washington Nationals — one of them from Florida — have filed religious discrimination complaints after they say they were fired for refusing to get COVID-19 vaccines. Larry Pardo, of Miami, and Brad Holman, of Wichita, Kansas, filed complaints with the U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission, alleging the baseball franchise violated “their rights ...

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Sep. 20—The executive director of the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools is investigating formal complaints from parents against Sewickley Academy over the school's reaction to their concerns of racism related to numerous incidents that occurred over the summer. The complaints stem from a series of events that started in early June with an anonymous letter being sent to much of ...

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Sep. 17—Republican lawmakers in North Carolina wrote the state's voter ID law with the intent, at least in part, to make it harder for Black residents to vote, a panel of state judges ruled on Friday. There's no evidence that legislators who supported the law were motivated by racism, the judges wrote. But it's still discriminatory to target Black voters, they said, even if it's done for ...

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RALEIGH, N.C. — Republican lawmakers in North Carolina wrote the state’s voter ID law with the intent, at least in part, to make it harder for Black residents to vote, a panel of state judges ruled on Friday. There’s no evidence that legislators who supported the law were motivated by racism, the judges wrote. But it’s still discriminatory to target Black voters, they said, even if it’s done ...

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Republican lawmakers in North Carolina wrote the state’s voter ID law with the intent, at least in part, to make it harder for Black residents to vote, a panel of state judges ruled on Friday. There’s no evidence that legislators who supported the law were motivated by racism, the judges wrote. But it’s still discriminatory to target Black voters, they said, even if it’s done for purely ...

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Pennsylvania may be the state of independence, but the Keystone State continues to wrestle with racism and inequality. Chad Dion Lassiter, executive director of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, has witnessed the pain of those who have been victims of discrimination. But he’s also seeing more people standing up and speaking out. After the killing of George Floyd, Lassiter said he ...