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Today β€” August 21st 2019Your RSS feeds

Philadelphia’s Police Commissioner Resigns After Harassment Suit Against Officers

By Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs

Commissioner Richard Ross had not acted quickly enough after sexual harassment reforms last summer, the mayor said.

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Who’s to Blame When Algorithms Discriminate?

By Emily Badger

A proposed rule from HUD would make it harder to hold people accountable for subtler forms of discrimination.

Fighting Racism Even, and Especially, Where We Don’t Realize It Exists

By Jeffrey C. Stewart

In “How to Be an Antiracist,” the scholar Ibram X. Kendi scrutinizes himself and the rest of us for lessons on how to eradicate the scourge of racism.

Judge Sets May 2020 Trial Date in U.S. Women’s Soccer Lawsuit

By Andrew Das

The date set by the judge is at least six months earlier than both sides had requested, and could see the trial disrupt the team’s preparations for the Tokyo Olympics.

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How Stephen Miller Seized the Moment to Battle Immigration

By Jason DeParle

Behind Mr. Miller’s singular grip on the Trump anti-immigrant agenda are forces far bigger than his own hostility toward the foreign-born.

India Plans Big Detention Camps for Migrants. Muslims Are Afraid.

By Jeffrey Gettleman and Hari Kumar

Four million people in one state are at risk of being denied citizenship in a government campaign critics say is driven by a Hindu nationalist agenda.

Arkansas Woman Charged Over Holding Four Black Teenagers at Gunpoint

By Jacey Fortin

The boys were raising money for their football team. The woman, identified as Jerri Kelly, 46, is facing charges of aggravated assault and false imprisonment.

The Abrupt End of My Big Girl Summer

By Jennifer Weiner

There I was, blissfully enjoying Lizzo, when the world had to intrude and remind me that it is still disgusted by normal female bodies.

How Women Can Escape the Likability Trap

By Joan C. Williams

Powerful women know how to flip feminine stereotypes to their advantage.

Girl’s Quest to Sing With Berlin’s Boys’ Choir Is Dashed

By Melissa Eddy

The 9-year-old’s lawsuit had said that rejecting girls denied them access to a high-quality educational opportunity. The choir said the problem was her voice, not her gender.

Couple’s Suit Over Parental Leave Is New Challenge to Big Law Firm

By Noam Scheiber

Jones Day is accused of unlawfully dismissing a lawyer who questioned a gender disparity in its policies, and underpaying his wife when she worked there.

Push for Ethnic Studies in Schools Faces a Dilemma: Whose Stories to Tell

By Dana Goldstein

A struggle in California, one of three states creating K-12 ethnic studies materials, highlights some of the fraught questions around the discipline.

The Impact of Racism on Children’s Health

By Perri Klass, M.D.

A new statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics looks at the effects of racism on children’s development, starting in the womb.

This Land Is a Sanctuary for Aboriginal Women. Bulldozers May Soon Come.

By Isabella Kwai

Indigenous Australians have camped for over a year to block a proposed highway upgrade. The protest has become a homecoming that has allowed many to reconnect with their heritage.

Useless Dads and Placid Women: U.K. Bans 2 Ads Over Sexist Stereotypes

By Palko Karasz

Television ads from Volkswagen and Mondelez were the first to fall foul of new rules that target potentially harmful gender stereotyping.

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