Friday, August 19, 2022

Thousands of Black and Latino Teachers Awarded Over $800 Million in a Decade-long Lawsuit in New York City

In New York City, thousands of Black and Latino former teachers are likely to be awarded over a billion dollars from the city after a decade-long discrimination lawsuit from a biased licensing test. Since 1995, over 4,700 teachers have been demoted or fired due to failure to pass a state licensing teaching exam. Today, over […]

Two women detained for speaking Spanish win lawsuit against Trump administration

Two years ago, two Latina women, Martha Hernandez and Ana Suda, were detained for speaking Spanish outside a convenient store in Montana. They filed a lawsuit against the Trump Administration, which, according to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), decided to settle. In May 2018, Martha and Ana were chatting in Spanish at a convenient […]