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La Cantera resort employees punished for speaking Spanish

Jose Chapa October 18, 2018

A lawsuit was filed on Monday, Sept. 24, alleging that Hispanic employees at La Cantera Resort & Spa were ridiculed, punished, demoted and even fired for speaking Spanish. Employees worked under a...

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Locked into discrimination

Anthony Saldana October 18, 2018

“If there were someone armed in my school, I would have been the first one gone,” said a terrified student from Stafford County Middle School. Phrases like this have been said countless times after...

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The rainbow isn’t perfect

Alejandro Lopez September 19, 2018

How labels within the LGBTQ+ community can discriminate and create barriers. “No blacks, asians, fatties and fems,” “looking for ‘straight-acting,’ masculine men only–it’s just a preference.”...

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