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Former Detroit Lions Hall of Famer Lem Barney and his wife are suing a Detroit-area pizza chain for racial discrimination after being refused service, the AP reports. The lawsuit filed in federal court Monday says Lem and Jacqueline Barney went to Happy’s Pizza in Commerce Township Nov. 2. The lawsuit…
Four contestants in this year’s Mrs. America pageant on Monday called for the pageant’s CEO to apologize over accusations he used racial slurs and stereotypes in a conversation at a contest-related event.
University of Mississippi journalism faculty have met amid calls that the university remove a donor’s name from its journalism school following a social media post criticized for an “unjustified racial overtone.”
A Florida judge abruptly retired after calling a black defense attorney “a gorilla” during a court hearing.
Papa John’s International Inc.’s founder, blocked from the pizza chain’s headquarters amid a deepening dispute with the rest of the board, is betting that franchisees and workers will have his back.
John Schnatter, who resigned as chairman last month, took out a full-page ad in the company’s hometown…
A white Michigan police officer who accused fellow cops of “straight-up racism” will receive a $ 65,000 settlement, though he’s not exactly pleased. Sgt. Cleon Brown, a 19-year veteran with the Hastings Police Department, initially demanded $ 500,000 from the city in a lawsuit claiming he was subject to taunts…
Papa John’s, which has featured founder John Schnatter in logos and TV ads, is removing his image from its marketing materials after reports that he used a racial slur.
His face had disappeared from at least some of the materials as of Friday morning, though the company said the details and exact…
A media agency working with Papa John’s International Inc. decided to cut ties after the pizza maker’s founder and chairman, John Schnatter, allegedly used a racial slur and graphic descriptions of violence against minorities on a May conference call, according to Forbes.
Papa John’s and the agency,…
Some Starbucks employees said they found this week’s company training on racial bias eye-opening. Others said they were left unsure how to apply the lessons to their jobs, suggesting the coffee chain has a difficult task ahead.
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American Airlines employee receives prison sentence for trying to bypass security checkpoint, yelling threats and racial slursApril 22, 2018 | dailybusinessnews
The 31-year-old was sentenced to 14 months in prison with two years supervised release.