Tag: Discrimination

What to Know About Mental Health if You’re LGBTQ

If you’re LGBTQ — lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or nonbinary, or queer — your gender and sexuality can affect your mental health and wellness. There...

Activision Blizzard CEO admits ‘tone deaf’ response to allegations, ahead of employee walkout

Facing an employee revolt ahead of the videogame company’s quarterly earnings report, Activision Blizzard Inc. Chief Executive Bobby Kotick went into damage-control mode Tuesday. Responding...

FICO scores leave out ‘people on the margins,’ Upstart’s CEO says. Can AI make lending more inclusive — without creating bias of its own?

The Value Gap is a MarketWatch Q&A series with business leaders, academics, policymakers and activists on reducing racial and social inequalities. When a congressional task force...

White man who pushed Black neighbor in racist rant arrested

A white man who is seen in video footage pushing a Black neighbor with his chest and using racist slurs to address the neighbor and...

Rise in far-right extremists seen in Germany last year

Authorities in Germany say the number of far-right extremists in the country increased last year as neo-Nazis sought to join protests against pandemic-related restrictions ByThe...

No mass protests after Honolulu police shoot, kill Black man

HONOLULU — Lindsay Myeni and her South African husband moved to Hawaii, where she grew up, believing it would be safer to raise their two...

George Floyd’s family lawyer Ben Crump: ‘It’s been 57 years since we’ve had meaningful police reform’

George Floyd’s family and their attorney, Ben Crump, had a busy schedule on Tuesday, the one-year anniversary of Floyd’s death under the knee of a...

‘The pandemic merely laid bare what went unnoticed before’: Asian-American women report twice as much racism as male counterparts

As President Biden signed into a law a bill targeting hate crimes against Asian Americans, a new report released this week showed that Asian-American and...

7 nooses halt construction at Connecticut Amazon warehouse

Amazon has temporarily shut down a new warehouse construction site in Connecticut after a seventh noose was found hanging over a beam ByThe Associated Press...

Business and civil rights leaders react to guilty verdict in Derek Chauvin trial

Former police officer Derek Chauvin has been found guilty in the killing of George Floyd, which sparked reactions from civil rights activists, politicians and world...

Google to make changes after settlement of shareholder lawsuits over sexual-harassment scandals

Google parent Alphabet Inc. on Friday settled shareholder lawsuits stemming from the search giant’s handling of sexual-misconduct charges against former top executives, promising changes in...

Biden says Trump continues to ‘give succor to the white supremacists’ as he visits Kenosha

Joe Biden on Thursday lambasted President Donald Trump’s response to recent racial tensions and brought up Trump’s 2017 remarks about racial violence in Charlottesville, Va.,...

My sister-in-law moved in with her mother, changed her will, set up a new trust and inherited everything. Is it too late to claim what rightfully belongs to us?

I read your column often, and now I find that I could use your advice. My husband’s aunt passed away earlier this year. His uncle...

How to thrive in your job when you’re over 50

I can’t stand it when the Walmart greeter trope is ballyhooed as the inescapable endgame for workers over 50 …even if it’s said in jest. It’s...

Rite Aid surveilled customers using facial recognition tech with links to China

The next time you pop into your local drugstore to grab a gallon of milk, remember there’s a chance the store is secretly analyzing your...

Tucker Carlson lashes out at those who exposed writer’s racist posts

Tucker Carlson, host of “Tucker Carlson Tonight ” on Fox News. AP NEW YORK — Fox News’ Tucker Carlson said Monday that his former writer...

Protests surged nationwide on July 4 in a call for a better America

Independence Day in the United States saw thousands and thousands of protesters eschewing the typical traditions of relaxed grilling and celebration to instead continue the...

Disney will overhaul Splash Mountain ride amid criticism over connections to racist film — here’s the movie they chose for the new theme

Disney DIS, -1.93% will revamp the popular ride Splash Mountain at Walt Disney World and Disneyland, the company said Thursday, after facing criticism that the...