Appeals Court Upholds Jury Verdict and All Relief Awarded Against A.C. Widenhouse in EEOC Race Harassment Case

WASHINGTON – In the latest of a series of successes in the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC’s) challenges to workplace racial harassment, the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the EEOC’s victory in obtaining a jury verdict and more than $243,000 and injunctive relief for victims of racial harassment and retaliation perpetrated…

NAACP Houston Demands Equity and Accountability for the Education of Minority Students in Houston

HOUSTON-The NAACP Houston Branch on behalf of a broad based community coalition filed an Original Petition for Injunctive Relief and Application for Temporary Restraining Order against Houston Independent School District for violation of the Texas Open Meetings Act.  Plaintiffs, Dr. James Mathew Douglas and Carol Mims Galloway allege that HISD failed to give the public…