City College of Technology student Trayon Christian, 19, said the store and police targeted him because they didn’t think he could afford a $300 Ferragamo belt.
When New Yorkers over 55 lose their jobs, it takes them about four months longer to find a new one than their younger counterparts, according to a new study by AARP.
In the wake of a suspected bias attack on a Columbia University professor earlier this month, state Assemblyman David Weprin (D-Queens) joined members of the Sikh Cultural Society Sunday in a rally against hate crimes.
Two years ago, baseball added sexual discrimination language into its collective bargaining agreement with players. Now, the organization is taking additional steps to make the policy clear.
One of the proposals would make it easier for those who feel they’ve been racially profiled to sue the NYPD; the other measure would establish an independent inspector general to oversee the department.
The Lydia C. Roberts Graduate Fellowship stipulates that money be given only to “a person of the Caucasian race” from Iowa.
A years-long fight for diversity in the New York City Fire Department headed back to square one on Tuesday.
The operators of an apartment building in southern Brooklyn were facing a lawsuit Tuesday, for allegedly discriminating against potential tenants.
Proposed New York state legislation would protect gender identity or expression from discrimination, and subject any violator to a potential hate crime prosecution.
A Queens psychiatric hospital has reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice, following a claim that it discriminated against non-U.S. citizens in hiring procedures.
Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.
More than 40 percent of the applicants who passed the latest New York fire department exam are minorities.
A spokeswoman for Dunkin’ Donuts said the company, which is based in Canton, Mass., values the diversity of its franchisee ranks.
The efforts to diversify the department comes in response to a lawsuit charging discrimination in the department’s testing and hiring practices.
A year after lawmakers legalized gay marriage, the next civil rights debate taking shape in Albany is discrimination against transgender New Yorkers.