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  1. Racial discrimination in law enforcement surprises…no one

    Racial discrimination in law enforcement surprises…no one WHITLEY, INDIANA – After being terminated by the Whitley County Sheriff’s department, a former Sheriff’s deputy brought a charge of racial discrimination against the department. A Chicago Court of Appeals overturned a lower court ruling which granted the Sheriff’s department’s motion for summary judgment, denying the sheriff’s deputy’s… Read more »

  2. Famous Chicago Restaurant Chain settles $1.9 million racial discrimination claim

    Chicago Race Discrimination – Rosebud Restaurant’s, Inc. has settled a racial discrimination case for over $1.9 million dollars as a result of their discriminatory policy of refusing to hire African American job applicants. The suit was filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in September of 2013.  The suit charged managers, including Alex Dana, the… Read more »

  3. Ex-Professor accuses major West Virginia University of racial discrimination

    West Virginia – Dr. Wei-ping Zeng, a former professor at Marshall University, has accused the medical school of racial discrimination in its tenure process. Dr. Zeng has alleged the school refused to grant him tenure despite granting tenure to newer professors, with less experience who are also white. His complaint states that the university held… Read more »


    Since the days of Brown v the Board of Education, school integration has  been a sign of the new era of racial justice in America. Unfortunately, more than sixty years after the momentous decision, racial discrimination still occurs in schools throughout the nation. Most recently, in Tacoma Washington, University Place School District has settled a… Read more »


    Our attorneys at the Derek Smith Law Group, PLLC, are no strangers to difficult cases.  Paul Liggieri, Esq., one of our very talented attorneys, is leading the charge against sexual harassment and racial discrimination against the Fire Department of New York. Liggieri has brought a claim against the Department on behalf of his client. The… Read more »

  6. Truck Driver Wins 2.2 Million Dollar Sexual Harassment and Racial Discrimination Suit against Former Employer Balter Sales Co.

    New York City Sexual Harassment Attorney – A former employee of Balter Sales Co., a restaurant supply company in New York City has achieved a 2.2 million dollar victory with the help of his lawyer, Derek T. Smith against the company who discriminated against him. Raymond Rosas who had previously been employed as a truck… Read more »

  7. Columbia Janitor Sues Over Racial Discrimination

    A janitor at Columbia University is suing the institution for racial discrimination, alleging that administrators unfairly treat him and other black employees on account of their skin color. Oumar Coulibay, who started working at a residential complex in 2008, claims that in addition to experiencing job-related setbacks, he has also suffered significant health problems resulting… Read more »

  8. Former People Editor Sues Over Racial Discrimination

    A former senior editor of People has sued the magazine and its parent company, Time Inc., alleging that she was discriminated against on the basis of her race. Tatsha Robertson, 48, was the only black senior editor in the magazine’s history, having joined in 2010 after previously working at Essence. Robertson alleges that the mistreatment… Read more »

  9. Donald Sterling Sued By Ex-Girlfriend & Employee For Sexual Harassment and Racial Discrimination

    Former NBA LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling is in hot water again. This time, his ex-employee and alleged mistress Maiko Maya King is suing him for alleged sexual harassment and racial discrimination during her employment with the billionaire. She worked as an assistant for Sterling from 2005 to 2011. According to the sexual harassment lawsuit,… Read more »

  10. Queens Bakery Learns the Cost of Racial and Gender Discrimination

    In October 2011, the Framboise Patisserie bakery in Middle Village, Queens, posted a Craigslist ad for a “counter girl.” Jamilah DaCosta answered the ad, and the bakery invited her to interview. As it turned out, Ms. DaCosta was lacking one unadvertised prerequisite for the job. She wasn’t white. According to the NY Daily News, Ms…. Read more »

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