Racism

Olive Garden Restaurant
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March 05, 2020 - 4:21 pm
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Olive Garden has fired the manager of one of its restaurants in southwestern Indiana who was accused of complying with a white customer's demand to replace her table's black server with one who wasn't black. An Olive Garden spokeswoman, Meagan Bernstein, said Wednesday that...
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FIT fashion show
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February 22, 2020 - 1:57 pm
Two top academic officials at the SUNY-run Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan have been placed on leave after they hosted a fashion show that has been called offensive and racist.
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Michael Reynolds
Elise Czajkowski
January 02, 2020 - 2:46 pm
An NYPD officer who pled guilty to assault and trespassing in Tennessee has resigned from the police force.
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Wildwood Boardwalk
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April 22, 2019 - 3:52 pm
WILDWOOD, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- The Yankees and Philadelphia Flyers have decided to hit the stop button on Kate Smith's rendition of 'God Bless America', but the song will still play on the Wildwood boardwalk. RELATED: Flyers remove statue of late singer Kate Smith Boston Cops Sing 'God Bless America...
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Eleanor Roosevelt High School
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March 26, 2019 - 10:54 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The principal at the sought-after Eleanor Roosevelt High School on the Upper East Side cut classes short on Monday. He did so to meet with parents, students, and staff for a discussion about a disturbing incident that happened last week. RELATED: NJ lawmakers want schools to...
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Nooses in Roosevelt Middle School
Pastor Arthur Mackey Jr.
March 20, 2019 - 1:31 pm
Two Long Island middle school teachers have been fired after displaying pictures of not one, but two nooses in their classroom.
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Jussie Smollett
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February 03, 2019 - 3:46 am
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Jussie Smollett was blunt, emotional and defiantly determined Saturday night at a Southern California concert some urged him not to play, telling the crowd before singing a note that he had to go on with the show because he couldn't let his attackers win. "The most...
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Jussie Smollett
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January 30, 2019 - 12:51 pm
Celebrities and lawmakers reacted with disgust, anger and sadness after “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett said he was viciously attacked in downtown Chicago by two masked men.
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Twitter
January 22, 2019 - 2:22 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Two students from the University of Oklahoma have withdrawn from the school after a video in which one of the students wears blackface and uses a racial slur went viral. Note: The tweet and video contains offensive and racist imagery and language. Some girls that attend OU...
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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Portland
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December 30, 2018 - 7:23 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon hotel said it fired two of its employees for mistreatment of a black guest who was talking on his phone in the lobby when he was asked to leave a week ago. DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Portland tweeted Saturday they have "terminated the employment of the two men...
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