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Father Sues District Over Reading About Slavery

MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. - (AP) The father of a black student has sued a Detroit-area school district claiming that his daughter was racially harassed by a fifth-grade teacher's reading aloud from a book about slavery. The suit claims Jala Petree's teacher at Margaret Black Elementary School in Sterling...

Lawsuit Claims Discrimination At Louisiana Oil Services Company

BATON ROUGE, La. - (AP) About 230 current and former employees at a Louisiana-based oil services company have filed a civil rights lawsuit, saying they were forced to work in facilities where racist graffiti, slurs and discrimination are commonplace. The lawsuit was filed this week in a Texas federal...