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Tag: Civil Rights Act

October 13, 2015

Inclusive yoga class excludes white people

A yoga class recently sparked controversy in Seattle. Rainier Beach Yoga started offering a monthly class for people of color only. The advertisement for the class stated that “white friends, allies and partners are respectfully asked not to attend.” Rainier Beach Yoga said it wanted to provide a safe space for people of color. ...

June 29, 2009

STATEMENT: PLF lauds Ricci Supreme Court ruling

PLF lauds Ricci ruling, which can help PLF's current lawsuits against San Francisco and Caltrans public-works contracting quotas  The Supreme Court ruled Monday that New Haven, CT. violated federal civil rights law when it scrapped the results of a firefighters promotional exam because the top scorers did not meet the city's pre ...