A Baltimore family is suing a Sesame Street-themed amusement park for $25 million in federal court over claims of racial discrimination.
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It would also protect people against bias based on hair texture and protective styles like cornrows, braids, twists, bantu knots, locs, afros, and more.
“Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness” provides a window into the daily life with mental health challenges – from seemingly insurmountable obstacles to stories of hope and resilience. The film confronts the issue of stigma, discrimination, awareness, and silence and helps shift the public perception of mental health issues today.
Federal lawsuit accuses Chester Twp., police of civil rights violations in arrests of Black residents for loitering
The lawsuit alleges Chester Township, the Chester Township Police Department and individual police officers violated residents’ constitutional rights by arresting them for loitering outside their own homes.
Similar legislation has failed to move out of Republican-controlled committees, and it’s unclear if this year will be any different.
Constitutional law professors say it will have little practical effect because courts already consider such discrimination to violate both the state and federal constitutions.