Discrimination is the practice of unfairly treating a person or a group of people differently from other people or groups of people. Social media has helped bring attention to the everyday discrimination found in schools and the workplace, in regards to a person’s race, religion, gender, socioeconomic status, sexual identity, age, disability, criminal history, genetic information, etc.
Video shows driver yelling N-word at Black woman in road rage incident
He has allegedly been fired from his workplace.
Black Facebook employees say company racism has ‘gotten worse’
'Facebook is not doing the best it can.'
Restaurant of owner who enslaved, tortured Black man getting review bombed
J&J Cafeteria is getting review bombed after its owner received a 10-year sentence for forced labor.
Somali DoorDash driver assaulted, told to ‘go back where you came from’ by customer
The customer was 'dissatisfied' with the delivery.
Teacher put on leave after wearing blackface to impersonate Common
A student posted the video on Twitter.
College students facing backlash for dressing up as various homeless individuals
The Halloween costumes depict a homeless immigrant and a homeless veteran with prostate cancer.
Healthcare algorithm used on millions suggests less care for Black patients
Researchers found that the software reduced the percentage of Black patients receiving extra care by over half.
Penn State alum criticizes Black football player’s dreadlocks in viral letter
The football fan called Jonathan Sutherland's dreadlocks 'disgusting.'
New York City implements fines for discriminating against immigrants
The move is a direct response to Trump's policies.
Twitter thread shows that same-sex couples are still met with shock in public
'A woman dropped her groceries when she saw me kiss my girlfriend goodbye today...'
12-year-old girl says white classmates held her down, cut off her dreadlocks (updated)
It happened at the Christian private school Karen Pence teaches at.
NFL, Jay-Z-funded group cut off Black youths’ dreadlocks to give them ‘a better life’
People are sharing celebratory locs pics in response.
Wedding venue apologizes after going viral for refusing interracial couple
'We don't do gay weddings or mixed race.'
Police officer who punched Black teen in face has been placed on leave
A video of the incident went viral.
Video shows police tasing, putting Black man in chokehold
It's against the law for officers to use chokeholds in Illinois unless 'deadly force is justified.'
Police stop Black man for ‘looking suspiciously’ at a white woman
'He has been pulled over ... for suspicion of being Black and looking at the Caucasian woman.'