Media Giants Comcast, Time Warner, Civil Rights Groups, and Al Sharpton, Facing $20 Billion Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

Source:  Eriq Gardner /Hollywood Reporter Even though the FCC hasn’t yet ruled on the proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable, one group has already filed a lawsuit claiming at least $20 billion in damages from the way the two giants allegedly discriminate against black-owned media. The complaint, filed in California on Friday, comes from the National Association of African-American …

Court: Woman Fired Because She Is ‘Not Black Enough’

A Canadian woman has been awarded monetary damages after an arbitrator found that she was fired for not being Black enough. Source:  Albert Lin/Diversity Inc Rachel Brothers, who is biracial, worked as a Regional Educator for the Black Educators Association’s office in Kentville, Nova Scotia, in 2006 for 11 months before she was fired that December. In a ruling released …

Food Lion Sued by Federal Government for Discrimination Against Jehovah Witness

Source:  AP WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a discrimination lawsuit against supermarket chain Food Lion, saying it fired a Jehovah’s Witness who requested certain days off for his religion. The complaint was filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court. A company spokeswoman said she hadn’t seen the lawsuit. According to the complaint, Victaurius L. Bailey …