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    1. Diversity Recruiter Files $100M Discrimination Lawsuit Against Facebook

      Diversity Recruiter Files $100M Discrimination Lawsuit Against Facebook

      A former Facebook diversity recruiter has filed a $100 million lawsuit against the social media platform, alleging she was discriminated against based on her race and disability.

      Anastasia Boone Talton, a senior talent acquisition specialist who was reportedly hired to diversify Facebook, filed the lawsuit on March 17 in California’s San Mateo Superior Court. She’s suing her former employer for discrimination and harassment, failure to accommodate her disability, retaliation, wrongful termination and breach of contract. She is also requesting a jury trial.

      In a video posted on Facebook, Boone Talton appears beside her attorney as her lawyer details some alleged issues Talton had while working as a diversity recruiter for Facebook. The lawyer says Facebook talks a good ...

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    2. Defense to rest case a day after Chicago officer who killed Laquan McDonald testified

      Defense to rest case a day after Chicago officer who killed Laquan McDonald testified

      A white Chicago police officer charged with murder in the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald testified that he opened fire when the black teenager kept advancing toward him while waving a knife, adamantly sticking to his version of events even when confronted with video that showed a different scene.

      In a clear but sometimes halting voice, at times fighting back tears, Officer Jason Van Dyke described arriving in his police SUV to find McDonald in a city street, carrying a small knife that the 17-year-old had previously used to puncture the tire of a squad car after officers responded to a report of someone breaking into vehicles. Van Dyke later turned defiant under Tuesday’s questioning by prosecutors who pointed ...

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    3. Reality Star Divorce Drama: 5 things to know about the messy split

      Reality Star Divorce Drama: 5 things to know about the messy split

      Quad Webb (Lunceford) is splitting from her husband, Dr. Greg and things are getting pretty nasty. Here are 5 things to know about the reality stars ‘ divorce drama: It was a long time coming. When we sat down with Quad Webb in December, she told our reporter, Cherise Nicole, that fans would likely be surprised by what’s to come. She revealed that divorce was likely on the horizon even though she was trying to work things out with her M.D. man.

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