October 29, 2012 -
The authors of the 1968 Fair Housing Act wanted to reverse decades of government-fostered segregation. But presidents from both parties declined to enforce a law that stirred vehement opposition.
September 13, 2012 -
It's time to take the conversation about union rights out of the technical and often confusing arena of labor law and into the realm of civil rights, which has a moral grounding that resonates with a far greater number of Americans than just those in unions.
August 2, 2012 -
In the spotlight over its advocacy against same-sex marriage, the Georgia-based fast-food chain has also faced at least a dozen employment discrimination lawsuits over the years -- including one from a Muslim fired after refusing to pray to Jesus, and another from a longtime manager terminated because her boss thought she should be a stay-at-home mom.
June 2, 2005 -
Wachovia Corp., the biggest bank in these parts (the Carolinas) and one of the biggest in the nation after a merger/acquisition spree in the past few years, just apologized for its involvement in slavery.