Tag Archive: Disparate Impact

Is Hollywood, the Capital of Liberal America, Racist?

Let’s take a brief break from politics and talk about something just as important as picking the next president of the United States. The Oscars. By now you’ve probably heard that Jada Pinkett Smith, the wife of actor Will Smith, and director Spike Lee, will boycott the Academy Award ceremony because not a single black…

Re-Defining Racial Discrimination in America

Suppose you own a business and put out an ad for people who want a job.  Many apply.  You run background checks, including criminal checks, which are perfectly legal.  You learn that some of the prospective employees have criminal records.  And you decide you’d rather not have a convicted thief working the cash register at…