One Police Shift: Patrolling an Anxious America

Riding along with officers illuminated fears they confront, compassionate gestures from the public after two recent ambushes against the police, and varied responses to the Black Lives Matter movement.


N.B.A. to Move All-Star Game From North Carolina Over Bathroom Law

The league’s move came as a reaction to state legislation perceived as being hostile to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.


Unbuttoned: The End of the Office Dress Code

In the sartorial battle between the individual and the corporation, the individual is winning. But what happens when one person’s “appropriate” is another person’s “disgraceful”?


N.B.A. to Move All-Star Game From North Carolina

The league’s move came as a reaction to state legislation perceived as being hostile to gays, lesbians, bisexuals and the transgendered.


N.B.A. to Move All-Star Game to Protest North Carolina Bathroom Law

The league’s move came as a reaction to state legislation perceived as being hostile to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people.


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Airbnb Taps Ex-Attorney General Holder to Fix Its Bias Problem

The company is bringing in Washington heavyweights to try to eliminate discrimination on its site. The post Airbnb Taps Ex-Attorney General Holder to Fix Its Bias Problem appeared first on … Continue Reading →


Airbnb hires former Attorney General Eric Holder to craft anti-discrimination policy

 Here’s a sentence I never thought I’d write: former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is joining Airbnb to fight discrimination on the short term rental platform. Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky … Continue Reading →


On Technology: Can Silicon Valley Really Do Anything to Stop Police Violence?

Tech companies love to hitch themselves to progressive causes, even if they’re beyond the industry’s grasp.


Attack in Nice Turns Spotlight on City’s Religious Divisions

Muslims and non-Muslims have lived alongside each other in Nice for generations, but last week’s massacre has exacerbated tensions among residents.


On Sports: The Dark Side of American Soccer Culture

A growing number of fan clubs imitate European traditions while ignoring their xenophobic history — and the significant Latino audience that already exists here.


Have the Dallas Police Improved? Depends on Whom You Ask

Though Chief David O. Brown has worked to steer his department away from a history of racism and abuse, black residents expressed a wide range of views of the police.


Moving Past Gender Barriers to Negotiate a Raise

Discrimination persists in the workplace and can emerge when women act as their own advocates to seek a raise, experts say.


San Francisco Police Disproportionately Search African-Americans, Report Says

A panel formed by the city’s district attorney’s office found that African-Americans were subject to a host of actions that appear discriminatory.


Gretchen Carlson Suit Aims at Retaliation Over Discrimination

The suit is following a trend so pronounced that it has sometimes displaced attempts to remedy the discriminatory treatment itself.


Mediator: Gretchen Carlson Suit Against Fox News Head Forces Network to Face Changing Mores

Facing a gender discrimination suit against its chairman, Fox is being swept by societal forces that are defying old behaviors long abetted by silence.


ACLU challenges federal hacking law hampering research into online discrimination

 The ACLU has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Attorney General alleging that the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act is unconstitutional, and as a consequence is preventing critical research into … Continue Reading →


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Researchers Sue the Government Over Computer Hacking Law

The CFAA makes it illegal to violate a web site’s terms of service, preventing researchers from investigating possible discrimination on sites. The post Researchers Sue the Government Over Computer Hacking … Continue Reading →