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Aug 05, 2019
The Rookie star Afton Williamson quits ABC show over allegations of sexual harassment, racial discriminationAfton Williamson co-starred in the Los Angeles-based ABC drama The Rookie alongside Nathan Fillion.
Jul 04, 2019
California becomes first US state to ban racial discrimination based on hairstyle; African-Americans hail moveCalifornia 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.
Nov 20, 2018
US judge temporarily blocks Donald Trump order denying asylum to people who enter country illegally from MexicoUS 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.
Nov 15, 2018
Donald Trump, angry and nervous after midterm jolt, mulls wide-ranging White House shake-upUS 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.
Oct 25, 2018
US Republican lawmaker Dana Rohrabacher urges Donald Trump administration to end discrimination against Asian-American studentsAn 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.
Oct 16, 2018
Harvard legal team denies discrimination against Asian Americans as court showdown revives race debate in US college admissionsHarvard 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.
Oct 10, 2018
Harvard, NYU legal journals accused of bias against whites and men as scrutiny mounts over how America's elite colleges consider raceA 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.
Sep 21, 2018
Donald Trump's immigrant roundups increasingly target non-criminals, up 66 percent in the first 9 months of 2018ICE 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.
Sep 04, 2018
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
Aug 30, 2018
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.