1998 – August Releases

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KENTUCKY EDUCATOR PENALIZED FOR HER CATHOLICISM

By | August 28th, 1998|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Last April, after learning that there was an opening for the position of principal at Atherton High School in Louisville, Kentucky, Nina Bedford asked the superintendent of the Jefferson County Public Schools to submit her name as a candidate for the post; Mrs. Bedford is the assistant principal at Atherton. For reasons which appear to be [...]

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RALEIGH DIOCESE UNFAIRLY TARGETED BY EEOC

By | August 12th, 1998|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has ordered the Roman Catholic Diocese of Raleigh, North Carolina, to rehire a woman whom the diocese fired as its director of music ministry; EEOC has also mandated that all diocesan employees be trained in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. The diocese is refusing to cooperate saying that [...]

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“MILLION YOUTH MARCH” RUN BY BIGOT

By | August 6th, 1998|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Khalid Abdul Muhammad, former aide to Louis Farrakhan, says he plans to hold a "million youth march" in Harlem on September 5 despite being denied a permit for the march on that date or in Harlem. Muhammad has rejected offers by New York City to hold the march on September 19 on Randalls Island or in [...]

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CHRISTMAS WILL REMAIN LEGAL HOLIDAY

By | August 5th, 1998|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

A Cincinnati attorney is suing the United States government because Christmas is recognized as a legal holiday. Richard Ganulin filed suit yesterday in U.S. District Court arguing that it is unconstitutional for Congress to proclaim Christmas as a national holiday. In his lawsuit, Ganulin said that because he does not celebrate Christmas or the birth of [...]

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