In Berlin, a Show of Solidarity Does Little to Dampen Jewish Fears

In Berlin, a Show of Solidarity Does Little to Dampen Jewish Fears

On Tuesday, the pinnacle of Germany’s Central Council of Jews, the most important umbrella Jewish group within the nation, warned Jews towards overtly carrying skullcaps. The official, Josef Schuster, urged them to “wear a baseball cap or something else to cover their head instead.” The remark triggered an offended response from worldwide Jewish teams, who […]

Hank Azaria, Voice of Apu on ‘The Simpsons,’ Offers to Step Aside After Criticism

Hank Azaria, Voice of Apu on ‘The Simpsons,’ Offers to Step Aside After Criticism

Photo For practically 30 years, Hank Azaria has been the voice behind Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, the thickly accented comfort retailer proprietor on “The Simpsons.” Credit Andrew Toth/Getty Images for New York Magazine The actor who portrays Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, the thickly accented comfort retailer proprietor on “The Simpsons,” mentioned Tuesday that he could be “perfectly willing and […]

Trump’s Travel Ban Faces a Supreme Court Test

Trump’s Travel Ban Faces a Supreme Court Test

The present ban initially restricted journey from eight nations — Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Chad, Venezuela and North Korea — six of which had been predominantly Muslim. Chad was just lately faraway from the checklist. The restrictions differ of their particulars, however, for essentially the most half, residents of the nations are prohibited from […]

Scandals and Investigations, but Few Arrests, for Air Marshals Program

Scandals and Investigations, however Few Arrests, for Air Marshals Program

Employees with the air marshals view their jobs as essential to total efforts to guard airplanes and airports from terrorist assaults. But interviews with greater than two dozen former and present federal air marshals describe an company in disaster. Burnout is excessive. Morale is low. Some of these interviewed mentioned they had been conscious of […]

British Citizen One Day, Illegal Immigrant the Next

British Citizen One Day, Illegal Immigrant the Next

Beyond pledging to grant citizenship to all these caught up within the migration crackdown and to waive the charges and checks normally concerned in that course of, the Home Office has established a particular crew to expedite purposes. But the scandal has had a very distasteful resonance for black Britons, who say it’s a symptom […]

Supreme Court Weighs Claims That Texas Voting Maps Discriminate Against Minorities

Supreme Court Weighs Claims That Texas Voting Maps Discriminate Against Minorities

In a separate decision, the district court docket discovered related flaws in a number of state legislative districts. But the court docket didn’t difficulty an injunction compelling the state to do something, and solely instructed Texas officers to promptly advise it about whether or not they would strive to attract new maps. “What does the […]

Black Woman’s Violent Arrest at Alabama Waffle House Was Justified, Police Say

Black Woman’s Violent Arrest at Alabama Waffle House Was Justified, Police Say

David Smith, the president of the Mobile County N.A.A.C.P., didn’t reply to a message searching for touch upon Tuesday. In an odd coincidence, the arrest of Ms. Clemons occurred at about three a.m. on Sunday, across the similar time a person armed with a rifle opened hearth in a Waffle House outdoors Nashville, killing four […]

Former N.F.L. Cheerleaders’ Settlement Offer: $1 and a Meeting With Goodell

Former N.F.L. Cheerleaders’ Settlement Offer: $1 and a Meeting With Goodell

Ms. Blackwell requested for a response from the N.F.L. by May four. “We’re not asking them to admit fault, or to admit guilt, or even admit that there is anything wrong,” Ms. Blackwell mentioned in a cellphone interview. “But if they do want and expect that cheerleaders should have a fair working environment, as they […]

Gender Pay Gap? Maybe Not in the Corner Office, a Study Shows

Gender Pay Gap? Maybe Not within the Corner Office, a Study Shows

The authors of the research, Sandra Mortal, from the University of Alabama, and Vishal Okay. Gupta of the University of Mississippi (together with a researcher, Xiaohu Guo), known as it a “welcome finding in today’s zeitgeist of gender equality.” That’s to not say the conclusion will probably be seen positively. Last yr, The Wall Street […]

Opinion

Opinion

In this video Op-Ed, Lijia Zhang, a journalist who covers gender, calls out Chinese tech firms and the Chinese authorities for his or her egregious and sexist practices. According to a new Human Rights Watch report that analyzes tens of 1000’s of current job ads, the federal government and personal firms in China extensively discriminate […]