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Want to be anti-racist? In Brazil, there's a guide for that

Want to be anti-racist? In Brazil, there's a guide for that

Want to avoid being racist? Black Brazilian philosopher Djamila Ribeiro has written a guide to explain how.The existence of racial discrimination is widely acknowledged in the country of 210 million people, says the author of "A Little Anti-racist Handbook."

Salazar denies abuse, admits 'callous' language

Salazar denies abuse, admits 'callous' language

Disgraced running coach Alberto Salazar denied subjecting former members of his Nike Oregon Project to abuse or gender discrimination on Tuesday but admitted using "callous" language against athletes in the training group.Salazar, who was banned for four yea

Apple Card probed for alleged gender discrimination

Apple Card probed for alleged gender discrimination

A New York financial regulator said Saturday it is investigating claims of gender discrimination by the new credit card from tech giant Apple and its issuer Goldman Sachs, after a cardholder's tweet about his wife's credit limit went viral.American businessm

Former WeWork employee sues for pregnancy discrimination

Former WeWork employee sues for pregnancy discrimination

Ousted WeWork CEO Adam Neumann and the company he co-founded are being sued for pregnancy discrimination, US media reported.Former chief executive Maria Bardhi alleges management at the office leasing start-up "transparently and systematically marginalized an

Lawsuit accuses Facebook ad targeting of abetting bias

Lawsuit accuses Facebook ad targeting of abetting bias

A lawsuit filed on Thursday accuses Facebook of letting ad targeting tools be used to exclude women and older people from offers regarding loans, investments and other financial services.Two law firms have filed a discrimination suit in San Francisco federal c

Harvard university wins race discrimination case

Harvard university wins race discrimination case

A US judge on Tuesday ruled that Harvard is right to consider race when admitting students, rejecting claims that the prestigious university discriminates against Asian-American applicants.A lawsuit, backed by President Donald Trump's administration, had chal