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UConn's Board of Trustees. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

UConn Students Protest Treatment Of Minorities On Campus

About two dozen UConn students, many wearing red duct tape over their mouths, demonstrated at a meeting of the school’s Board of Trustees to call on the administration to do more to address discrimination on campus.

04/29/2015

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Wesleyan Fraternity Sues University After Being Forced To Accept Women

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (CBS Connecticut/AP) — Members and alumni of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity at Wesleyan University have filed a discrimination lawsuit against the Connecticut school over a recent decision that requires all residential fraternities […]

02/19/2015

File photo of a truck inspection in 2007. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

DMV Inspectors Claim Racial, Age Discrimination In Promotion Test

Thirteen Department of Motor Vehicles inspectors have filed a lawsuit against the agency, claiming they were discriminated against in part because they are not black.

08/22/2014

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Court: Transgender Student’s Rights Were Violated

A transgender fifth-grader should have been allowed to use the bathroom of her choice, Maine’s highest court ruled Thursday, concluding that school officials violated state anti-discrimination law.

01/30/2014

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Transgender Officer Files Complaint

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ A transgender police officer in Connecticut has filed a complaint with a state agency alleging her supervisors created a hostile work environment because of her gender identity. Francesca Quaranta said […]

12/05/2013

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Sentencing Delayed for East Haven Police Officer

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Sentencing has been delayed for one of four East Haven officers charged in a federal investigation alleging police bias and abuse against Hispanics. Jason Zullo had been scheduled to be sentenced […]

01/08/2013

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Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government Giveaway

Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.

09/27/2012

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Bill Would Outlaw Employment Discrimination Against Unemployed

Connecticut lawmakers are considering legislation that would prevent hiring practices that discriminate against out-of-work people.

03/08/2012

East Haven's Police Commission at their January 31, 2012 meeting.  Carl Perez is at left. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

East Haven Commissioners To Mayor: Fire The Chief

Police commissioners say Gallo should not be allowed to retire

01/31/2012

At the US Attorney's office in Bridgeport, federal officials announce the arrests of four members of the East Haven Police Department. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

FBI Arrests Four East Haven Police On Civil Rights Charges

The FBI has arrested four East Haven police officers on conspiracy and obstruction of justice charges following an investigation into alleged civil rights violations.

01/24/2012

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