Tag Archives: Discrimination

Jay-Z & the NFL form ‘alliance’ for social activism and league-wide entertainment

Jay-Z & NFL teaming up. Blog King, Mass Appeal NEW YORK — Rap mogul Jay-Z, a huge apologist for Colin Kaepernick, is teaming up with the NFL on social activism and event planning because, according to league officials, his Roc Nation agency will “strengthen [the] community through music and the NFL’s Inspire Change Initiative.” The alliance was announced Tuesday. The ...

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Protesters in Wyandotte County seeking ‘monumental’ changes with KCK Police

Protesters seeking ‘big time’ changes. Blog King, Mass Appeal KANSAS CITY, Kan — No justice, no peace? A coterie of demonstrators in Wyandotte County took it to the streets Wednesday afternoon in what they’re calling a “March for Justice” in downtown Kansas City, Kansas — claiming there’s been “decades of misconduct” by the KCK Police Department. “This will only begin ...

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Black man suing Buffalo Wild Wings in Overland Park for racial discrimination

Black man is suing Buffalo Wild Wings. Blog King, Mass Appeal OVERLAND PARK — A 55-year-old black man has filed a federal lawsuit against Buffalo Wild Wings in Overland Park, Kansas — claiming managers repeatedly uttered racist remarks while allowing white employees to snub African-American customers for one reason: “Blacks don’t give good tips.” The restaurant is located in the ...

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Hollywood couple Will & Jada force massive diversity changes at Oscars

Oscar Awards implements new diversity rule. Mass Appeal Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — Amid mounting protests from many actors of color, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has decided to concoct a new Negro rule to help spur diversity in its membership by 2020. “The Academy is going to lead and not wait for the industry to catch up,” said ...

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