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.
Elementary school accused of discriminating against Black children with haircut policy
'Can any administrator help me understand the need for this type of policy?'
Harvard failed to look into racist and sexist anonymous messages, students say (updated)
Four students–two of whom are Black–were anonymously sent hateful messages.
Black teen proves a city councilman wrong after being blamed for car dent
'17 years old and respectfully made a fool out of this St. Louis Councilman who tried to harass him today.'
Black couple says they were accused of stealing during marriage proposal
'I have never been so humiliated in my life.'
A police union is urging its officers to post ‘The Punisher’ logo
The logo is supposed to show solidarity with officers under investigation for racist Facebook posts.
Women tell Burger King manager to ‘go back to Mexico,’ get kicked out
'Our main language is English. Speak your Mexican at home.'
How 4 teens’ cellphones exposed their involvement in a hate crime
They spray-painted racial slurs, swastikas, and 'KKK' at their high school.
#JusticeForElijah trends after man slits Black teen’s throat over rap music
He claims the rap music made him feel 'unsafe.'
CBP reportedly knew about the secret Border Patrol Facebook group for years, contradicting earlier statement
CPB said it was made aware of the group on July 1.
Contractor shows up to Black family’s home with Confederate flag, gets fired
'I didn't know the flag offended y'all.'
‘Star Wars” Riz Ahmed opens up about being racially profiled at airport
'It’s really scary to be a Muslim right now.'
Black hospital patient arrested after being accused of trying to steal IV
Shaquille Dukes says he suffered from a seizure and asthma attack while in the cop car.
Black woman says restaurant made her give up seat for white men, police investigating
'I was called out of my name several times.'
Woman records police holding Black man at gunpoint in order to ‘save his life’
Here's what the woman who recorded, and possibly saved the man's life, had to say.
A charity severed ties with trans model following a columnist’s transphobic tweet about the partnership
Munroe Bergdorf was working with the charity to support LGBT+ children.
Police now investigating after Rainn Wilson posts photo of noose found in Black friend’s front yard
Wilson claimed the police initially brushed the incident off.