Maryland Family Sues Sesame Place for Racial Discrimination [Video]

Maryland Family Sues Sesame Place for Racial Discrimination [Video]

A Baltimore, Maryland family, with the help of three law firms, is suing Sesame Place’s parent company for $25 million after recording employees dressed as muppets allegedly snubbing their daughter. The class action lawsuit against SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment was filed on July 27, 2022. On June 18, Quinton Burns and his wife and 5-year-old […]

Hair Discrimination Is Now Illegal in Illinois Schools

Hair Discrimination Is Now Illegal in Illinois Schools

It is now illegal for Illinois schools to discriminate against any hairstyles. On Aug. 13, 2021, Governor J.B. Pritzker signed the bill aimed at ending hair discrimination. The new law bans private and public schools from prohibiting “hairstyles historically associated with race, ethnicity, or hair texture, including, but not limited to, protective hairstyles such as […]

Portland Ranks Second-Highest Percentage of Same-Sex Couple Households

Portland Ranks Second-Highest Percentage of Same-Sex Couple Households

Oregon proudly identifies itself as an LGBTQ-friendly state. Nearly three percent of those living in the Portland-Hillsboro-Vancouver metropolitan statistical area (MSA) indicate they have a same-sex spouse or domestic partner, reports Willamette Week. According to a recent brief about the 2019 American Community Survey conducted as part of the U.S. Census, Portland has the second-highest […]

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