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Former umpires John Holder, Ismail Dawood sue ECB for alleged racial discrimination
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Former umpires John Holder, Ismail Dawood sue ECB for alleged racial discrimination

The duo had accused the ECB of insitutional racism and demanded an independent inquiry into the lack of match officials from ethnic minority groups in the country last month.

Case of caste bias at Cisco Systems: Even 'progressive' Silicon Valley elites not immune to new strain of discrimination
World

Case of caste bias at Cisco Systems: Even 'progressive' Silicon Valley elites not immune to new strain of discrimination

This will hopefully provoke the creation of caste as new grounds for discrimination in the United States. This will help create a legal discourse on the synonymity of the manifestations between race and caste.

Da 5 Bloods movie review: Spike Lee turns Vietnam War into ambitious manifesto on racism and reparations
Entertainment

Da 5 Bloods movie review: Spike Lee turns Vietnam War into ambitious manifesto on racism and reparations

Gifted with chilling foresight, Spike Lee offers a meditation on current circumstances by looking through the prism of the past.

Black customers asked to change tables at Chicago restaurant; attorney demands training of employees for 'racially charged situations'
World

Black customers asked to change tables at Chicago restaurant; attorney demands training of employees for 'racially charged situations'

An attorney representing a group of black customers who say they were asked to change tables at a Chicago-area Buffalo Wild Wings because of their skin color urged the restaurant chain Tuesday to make wholesale changes to avoid a discrimination lawsuit

The Rookie star Afton Williamson quits ABC show over allegations of sexual harassment, racial discrimination
Entertainment

The Rookie star Afton Williamson quits ABC show over allegations of sexual harassment, racial discrimination

Afton Williamson co-starred in the Los Angeles-based ABC drama The Rookie alongside Nathan Fillion.

California becomes first US state to ban racial discrimination based on hairstyle; African-Americans hail move
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California becomes first US state to ban racial discrimination based on hairstyle; African-Americans hail move

California became the first US state to ban racial discrimination based on hairstyle, passing a law to ensure that afros and dreadlocks can be worn at all schools and offices.

US judge temporarily blocks Donald Trump order denying asylum to people who enter country illegally from Mexico
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US judge temporarily blocks Donald Trump order denying asylum to people who enter country illegally from Mexico

US District Judge Jon Tigar in San Francisco issued a temporary restraining order against the asylum rules. Tigar’s order takes effect immediately, applies nationwide, and lasts until at least 19 December when the judge scheduled a hearing to consider a more long-lasting injunction. Representatives for the US Department of Justice could not immediately be reached for comment.

Donald Trump, angry and nervous after midterm jolt, mulls wide-ranging White House shake-up
World

Donald Trump, angry and nervous after midterm jolt, mulls wide-ranging White House shake-up

US President Donald Trump, said to be furious over midterm election results and nervous about the Mueller probe, is weighing an administration-wide shake-up as he looks to prepare his White House for divided government, but it is unclear who is going and who is staying.

US Republican lawmaker Dana Rohrabacher urges Donald Trump administration to end discrimination against Asian-American students
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US Republican lawmaker Dana Rohrabacher urges Donald Trump administration to end discrimination against Asian-American students

An influential Republican lawmaker on Wednesday urged the Trump administration to bring an end to discrimination against Asian-American students applying for admission to higher educational institutions in the US.

Harvard legal team denies discrimination against Asian Americans as court showdown revives race debate in US college admissions
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Harvard legal team denies discrimination against Asian Americans as court showdown revives race debate in US college admissions

Harvard University intentionally uses a vague "personal rating" to reject Asian-American applicants in favor of students from other racial backgrounds, according to a trial that started Monday and carries weighty implications for dozens of other U.S. colleges.

Harvard, NYU legal journals accused of bias against whites and men as scrutiny mounts over how America's elite colleges consider race
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Harvard, NYU legal journals accused of bias against whites and men as scrutiny mounts over how America's elite colleges consider race

A group based in Texas is suing legal journals at Harvard University and New York University over allegations that they illegally give preference to women and racial minorities when selecting editors and the articles they publish.

Donald Trump's immigrant roundups increasingly target non-criminals, up 66 percent in the first 9 months of 2018
World

Donald Trump's immigrant roundups increasingly target non-criminals, up 66 percent in the first 9 months of 2018

ICE arrests of noncriminals increased 66 percent in the first nine months of the 2018 fiscal year over the same period a year earlier. Arrests of convicts, meantime, rose nearly 2 percent. More noncriminals have also been deported. Among those expelled from the U.S. interior in fiscal 2017, there was a 174 percent increase from the previous year of those with no criminal convictions. Deportations of those with convictions rose nearly 13 percent over the same period.

New Yorker editor David Remnick cancels Steve Bannon invite after high profile dropouts and outrage; says he's 'changed his mind, there's a better way to do this'
World

New Yorker editor David Remnick cancels Steve Bannon invite after high profile dropouts and outrage; says he's 'changed his mind, there's a better way to do this'

Facing widespread outrage, The New Yorker has dropped plans to interview Steve Bannon during its festival next month. The former Donald Trump aide and ex-chairman of Breitbart News was supposed to be a featured guest during a prestigious gathering that over the years has drawn some of the world's most prominent artists and public figures

Donald Trump government siding with Asian American students suing Harvard: 'No American should be denied admission to school because of race'
World

Donald Trump government siding with Asian American students suing Harvard: 'No American should be denied admission to school because of race'

The Justice Department on Thursday sided with Asian-American students suing Harvard University over the Ivy League school's consideration of race in its admissions policy, the latest step in the Trump administration's effort to encourage race-neutral admissions practices.

Race-based school criteria roils Asian-Americans enough to push for legal fight as immigration takes centerstage in US midterms
World

Race-based school criteria roils Asian-Americans enough to push for legal fight as immigration takes centerstage in US midterms

The U.S. Department of Justice is backing a 2014 lawsuit against Harvard University by Asian-American applicants, who say the Ivy League college unlawfully suppresses the number of Asians admitted. The DOJ also said last year it would investigate a May 2015 complaint filed against Harvard by a coalition of Asian-American groups.

Independence Day 2018: To bring country together, we need to end racial discrimination, steer clear of labels
India

Independence Day 2018: To bring country together, we need to end racial discrimination, steer clear of labels

Students and professionals from the North East have been harassed, abused and even murdered, simply because they were "different", since we have been quick to label people and form judgements

Bureaucrat accuses British Airways of racial discrimination: Suresh Prabhu directs DGCA to obtain report from airline on incident
India

Bureaucrat accuses British Airways of racial discrimination: Suresh Prabhu directs DGCA to obtain report from airline on incident

The statement comes six days after the senior bureaucrat wrote a formal letter to the minister detailing the incident and behaviour of the British Airways flight crew.

New Jersey's Sikh attorney general Gurbir Grewal faces 'turban man' slur before radio show hosts are kicked off air
World

New Jersey's Sikh attorney general Gurbir Grewal faces 'turban man' slur before radio show hosts are kicked off air

The hosts of a popular New Jersey radio show were off the air Thursday after calling the nation's first Sikh attorney general "turban man" — the latest slur against a career prosecutor who says he faces countless "small indignities and humiliations" no matter how far he rises or how important his position.

The new normal of H1B extensions: 'Take the kitchen sink approach, prepare the best possible application', says immigration attorney Cyrus Mehta
Business

The new normal of H1B extensions: 'Take the kitchen sink approach, prepare the best possible application', says immigration attorney Cyrus Mehta

Leading US immigration attorney Cyrus Mehta is making a strong case for H1B workers to file extensions as early as possible and use premium processing for the same because the “new normal” of visa processing in America gives officers of the US Citizenship and Immigration Services extraordinary scope to slap denials and begin deportation proceedings without many of the interim processes involved earlier like a request for evidence (RFE), for instance. Yesterday’s worst case scenarios are today’s reality and denials of H1B extension requests have surged in the last 18 months.