The Winter Olympics Finally Stopped Calling Women Skaters ‘Ladies' — and Other Initiatives in Olympic History
Here’s a look at how the Winter Games have evolved on some gender and minority representation — and where there’s still room for growth
Esports Giant Riot Settles Discrimination Case for $100M
Riot Games, the publisher behind esports giant “League of Legends,” agreed to pay $100 million to settle a class-action lawsuit alleging pay disparity, gender discrimination and sexual harassment
Lawsuit Challenges NH Law That Limits School Lessons on Race
A New Hampshire teacher’s union, several educators and parents sued the state’s top education, human rights and law enforcement officials Monday over a state law that limits the discussion of systemic racism and other topics, saying it curtails speech, limits the free exchange of ideas and hurts students. The “Prohibition on Teaching Discrimination” law, passed in June, prohibits teaching...
Anita Hill: ‘We Have a Culture of Dismissiveness, and Silencing of Victims'
30 years after she testified about sexual harassment she faced from then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, Anita Hill has not seen the change she wants to see in society, though she will keep fighting. “We have a culture of dismissiveness, and silencing of victims. And that’s going to be a difficult thing to overcome as a society, but it is...
Bourne School Committee Member's TikTok Posts Draw Calls for Resignation
A school committee member in Bourne, Massachusetts, is under fire after posting controversial videos and memes on TikTok. Kari MacRae’s account is no longer viewable to the public, but screenshots and videos were provided to NBC10 Boston by teachers and parents. In the posts, she makes controversial comments about racism education and gender identification. “I was horrified,” said Alexandra...