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AP News
January 03, 2020 - 5:12 pm
A New Jersey appeals court has ruled a police department's policy that differentiates between pregnant officers and others is unlawful. Read more here.
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religious leaders pray with President Donald Trump after he signed a proclamation for a national day of prayer to occur on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.
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AP News
January 02, 2020 - 9:10 am
White evangelical Protestants stand noticeably apart from other religious people on how the government should act on two of the most politically divisive issues at play in the 2020 presidential election, according to a new poll of Americans from various faith backgrounds. Read more here.
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A pedestrian walks by a sign outside of a Wells Fargo bank branch.
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Pat Loeb
December 16, 2019 - 11:57 am
The city of Philadelphia has settled a civil suit it filed against Wells Fargo Bank that alleged Black and Latino borrowers were steered to higher-interest loans. The bank will put $10 million into home-ownership programs for low- and moderate-income residents. Read more here.
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This week's panel includes Philadelphia NAACP President Rodney Muhammad and Rutgers constitutional law professor Stacy Hawkins, and Comcast Senior Executive Vice President David L. Cohen.
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Flashpoint
November 17, 2019 - 9:03 am
This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about Hollywood entertainment mogul Byron Allen's race discrimination suit against Comcast.
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Mo'Nique
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AP News
November 15, 2019 - 8:43 am
Mo’Nique sued Netflix on Thursday for race and sex discrimination in its offer for a proposed comedy special, accusing the streaming service of giving her a lowball offer that was part of a larger company tendency to underpay black women. Read more here.
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In June of 2018, John E. James Jr. got his officers commission at the Museum of the American Revolution, 75 years after his graduation.
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Cherri Gregg
November 11, 2019 - 8:02 am
A Southwest Philadelphia man who got his officers commission from the U.S. Army — 75 years after the fact — is now seeking compensation. He says the commission had been held up because of discrimination.
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John McDevitt
October 30, 2019 - 5:36 pm
The former regional manager of the Center City Starbucks, where two black men were arrested last year for sitting inside the store, is suing the company for allegedly discriminating against white people. Read more here.
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Kim Glovas
October 23, 2019 - 5:20 pm
A top-ranking Comcast executive, who is also in charge of LGBTQ outreach for the company, is suing his employer because he claims he was discriminated against and faced retaliation for being gay. Read more here.
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AP News
October 18, 2019 - 10:27 am
A Delaware woman has filed federal and state discrimination complaints saying she's being barred from wearing a hijab at work.
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People wait in line with hundreds of others for the chance to attend arguments outside the U.S. Supreme Court building at the start of the court's new term October 07, 2019 in Washington, DC.
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Cherri Gregg
October 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Tuesday over whether federal law protects workers from being fired for being gay or transgender.
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