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 …

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Tells Tulsa Law Students Race Still Matters in America

Source: /Tulsa World Sonia Sotomayor’s life could have turned out much differently. Chances are good she would have still become a lawyer. She says she decided on that by age 10. But it’s unlikely she would have gone to Princeton and Yale Law, become a prosecutor, a judge and finally an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, had a …

Racial Profiling Costs Macy’s $650,000

Source: Julissa Catalan /DiversityInc Following an 18-month investigation, Macy’s has agreed to pay a $650,000 settlement to address racial-profiling claims at its flagship store on 34th Street in New York City. The Herald Square store had been accused of disproportionately accusing Blacks and Latinos of shoplifting, and in some cases subjecting them to heightened surveillance procedures and even detention. The agreement—which …