If you feel you are being wrongfully terminated or you are wrongfully discharged, or dismissed, people use that term “wrongful termination” all the time. The thing is, it’s not really a thing. It’s not a claim. It’s not a cause of action – it’s more of a term of art that comprises several different notions of illegal or unjust firings from your job.
The Secret to Filing Administrative Complaints with the EEOC or the SDHR: Don’t Do It! Q: Should I file a complaint with the State Division of Human Rights or the EEOC? A: Good question, and I’m glad you asked before you filed, because the answer is, don’t file at either agency, unless you’ve already retained […]
New York City Council member Laurie Cumbo challenges patriarchy the way its supposed to be done. Answering CNN’s Pamela Brown, she did not mince a word in her attack on victim-blaming trend that is ongoing in our rape culture, ably assisted by mainstream media – Was just watching CNN, and this woman on the right […]
Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw makes a scathing case against the way White House promotes deliberate silence around the sufferings of young black women. “Gender exclusivity isn’t new, but it hasn’t been so starkly articulated as public policy in generations. It arises from the common belief that black men are exceptionally endangered by racism, occupying the bottom […]
By Deborah O’Rell In reading and researching Ida B. Wells-Barnett for this blog, what resonates in every article about her was her courage. This woman fiercely spoke her mind. She was a writer, a journalist, a teacher, and an activist and was a founding member the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). […]