The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has filed a lawsuit against Facebook.com for violating the Fair Housing Act. The assistant to HUD Secretary Ben Carson filed the complaint against Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for allowing landlords to block Black people and other minorities from seeing their advertisements on Facebook.
Posts Tagged: discrimination lawsuits
A male-to-female transgender is suing the dating app Tinder for discriminating against transgender people in the Portland, Oregon area.
Walmart has a huge shoplifting problem. Shoppers are walking off with black hair care products without paying for them. One Los Angeles store is combating the theft problem by locking up black hair care products in a glass cabinet.
But one shopper is crying foul. Essie Grundy says she is being discriminated against based on the color of her skin. She retained celebrity attorney Gloria Allred to represent her in a discrimination lawsuit against the retail giant.
A St. Louis County cop with 22 years on the force is suing the police department for discrimination.
Sgt. Keith Wildhaber, who is openly gay, claims a former St. Louis County Police Board member told him to “tone down your gayness” if he expected to be promoted.
Have you ever shopped at a CVS drugstore and noticed a CVS employee hovering nearby? You weren’t imagining things. According to the NY Daily News, blacks and Hispanics are routinely targeted by CVS security for shopping while minorities.