By : The Associated Press
SAO PAULO — Brazil’s top court has backed sweeping affirmative action programs used in more than 1,000 universities across the nation, which has more Blacks than nearly any other country, yet where a severe gap in education equality between races persists.
The Supreme Court voted 7-1 vote late Thursday to uphold a federal program that has provided…Read full post
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A former Kansas City woman who converted to Islam in 2005 said she was harassed for years at AT&T, and that the abuse boiled over in 2008 when her boss snatched her head scarf and exposed her hair.
Susann Bashir sued, and this week a Jackson County jury awarded her $5 million in punitive damages against Southwestern Bell/AT&T, where she worked as a fiber optics network builder for more than 10 years.