Pastors: Markell should fire bosses accused of racism

Karl Baker, The News Journal11:47 p.m. EST January 27, 2016 On the on the heels of the departure of former Labor Secretary John McMahon, the Rev. Laurence Livingston says more Labor Department supervisors need to…


Combating workplace racism in Del.

Lili Zheng, Reporter/Producer, POSTED: 07:08 PM EST Jan 27, 2016 UPDATED: 09:46 PM EST Jan 27, 2016 Del. coalition releases recommendations to combat workplace racism DOVER, Del. –New recommendations have been outlined by a joint coalition. Their hope is to combat racism and discrimination within government workplaces…

Embattled Delaware labor

Embattled Delaware labor secretary to retire

Karl Baker, The News Journal10:19 p.m. EST January 12, 2016 Delaware Labor Secretary John McMahon, whose agency has been the subject of months of scrutiny over allegations of workplace racism, announced Tuesday he will retire. Gov….


Pastors, NAACP discuss discrimination with Markell

As written by Karl Baker, of The News Journal | January 6, 2016 A coalition of Delaware black leaders held a closed-door meeting with Gov. Jack Markell on Wednesday to discuss a report composed of testimony from state employees who say they have been…


Racialized economic inequality: A moral dilemma in Delaware

The word most often used in the ongoing discussion of systemic and individual acts of racism throughout Delaware state government is the word “egregious,” and a recent News Journal article raised several questions about the…

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State workers have hard time proving discrimination

The path Delaware state employees must pursue to find relief from on-the-job discrimination is long, arduous and often stacked against them, say a coalition of African-American leaders. Composed of black pastors and the NAACP, the coalition has in the…