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Lawsuit Alleges Brooklyn Center for Disabled Adults Mistreated Minorities

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The New York Daily News reported The Northern Adult Daily Health Center in Brooklyn is facing a lawsuit because of allegations of racism made by some of their employees. The employees claim the center discriminated against minority residents and treated them differently from white residents.

According to the news story, an African American man was forced to dress up as Michael Jackson to amuse the other residents. The plaintiffs claimed they were retaliated against after complaining about the treatment the minority residents were receiving. Federal authorities will continue to monitor this civil case.

To read the article in full, visit http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/brooklyn/brooklyn-center-disabled-adults-mistreated-blacks-hispanics-suit-article-1.1939002

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Written by Lulaine Compere

Former Perfume Shop Employees Sue Boss for $3 Million

The New York Daily News reported a story about two former African-American employees suing their employer over what they allege is a racist bias. The employees, Veronica Robledo and Karin Widmann, are suing for $3 million, and in their allegations state their boss Laurice Rahme called African Americans thieves and had a pattern of racism against customers and employees. She apparently fired the workers by accusing them of stealing $25,000 worth of stock.

Written by Lulaine Compere.