Archive | equal rights

As Long as Kennedy is in power — (Mississippi and JFK)

In June of 1963, the University of Mississippi must decide whether or not to block the entrance of a second black student to the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss). But “so long as the Kennedy’s are in power, situations like this will have to be endured…” notes an investigator for the Mississippi Sovereignty Commission. Did […]

Diversity Briefs: Disabled Still Get Cool Reception in U.S. Workplace

Bloomberg Business WeekExecutive HealthKessler Foundation, News Release FRIDAY, Oct. 8 (HealthDay News) — While many American companies say that hiring people with disabilities is important, few of them actually hire these job seekers or take steps to provide a welcoming work environment, a new survey finds. The national poll of 411 senior executives and human […]