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Despite Sherrod Spotlight, Black Farmers Denied Again
Posted on 26 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Black farmers, due $1.2 billion for a legacy of discrimination by the Agriculture Department, suffered a new and disheartening setback this week, despite the national spotlight provided by the quickly disavowed firing of a black... Read More

Ousted USDA Employee Sherrod Plans To Sue Blogger
Posted on 29 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN DIEGO - (AP) Ousted Agriculture Department employee Shirley Sherrod said Thursday she will sue a conservative blogger who posted a video edited in a way that made her appear racist. Sherrod was forced to resign last week as director of rural development... Read More

Bartender Claims Patron Racism At Philly Nightspot
Posted on 15 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHILADELPHIA - (AP) A bartender has sued a popular Philadelphia restaurant and bar where he works, claiming it discouraged nonwhite customers from visiting. The federal lawsuit filed Tuesday by part-time bartender and lawyer Michael Bolden claims the... Read More