Players from a New Jersey high school football team with a largely African-American makeup said members of another team taunted them racially before a game this past weekend.
A federal jury has rejected an argument that the use of the N-word among blacks can be a culturally acceptable term of love and endearment, ruling instead that its use in the workplace is hostile and discriminatory no matter what.
The operators of an apartment building in southern Brooklyn were facing a lawsuit Tuesday, for allegedly discriminating against potential tenants.
Officials at the Newark Public Library have decided to uncover a controversial drawing that was cloaked in cloth a couple of months ago, after some staffers deemed it offensive.
The inauguration ceremony on Monday coincides with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and this year also marks 150 years since President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Emancipation Proclamation.