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House Passes Bill to Protect Unpaid Federal Interns From Discrimination

Democrats push for a bill that will also protect interns in the private sector

Currently, paid interns are covered under anti-discrimination policies but there is no law that protects…

By Courtney Connley

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[Op-Ed] Star Wars Stormtrooper “Blackwash Rage” Strikes Back

Examining "blackwash rage"—unbridled anger over casting actors of color in non-traditional roles

It almost seems preposterous to use the word “controversy” with the words “casting” and “Star…

By Samara Lynn

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Schools Climb Uphill Battle to Root Out Bias

Bigoted thinking remains rampant in school districts across the country

Schools and school districts across the country are fighting to root out explicit and implicit…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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(Part I) Veteran Tech CEOs Tell Stories of Bias in Silicon Valley

Nuanced racism occurs regularly for no apparent reason besides skin color

Two veteran tech company CEOs talk about the racial discrimination they’ve faced in the tech…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Facebook Trains Employees on How to Manage Unconscious Bias

Maxine Williams, the social network’s global head of diversity, discusses the harm in stereotypes

Facebook trains it’s management and staff how to recognize and combat four types of workplace…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Teachers Quick to Label Black Students Troublemakers

Teacher bias a contributing factor, research shows

The study showed that teachers tend to view black students more harshly than white students…

By Robin White Goode

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Obesity Can Mean Plus-Sized Scrutiny at Work

How to handle bias based on weight and protect your rights

How to handle bias based on weight

By Janell Hazelwood

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