discrimination

Nail salon owner denied service to NC woman because of her weight

LINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. (WFXB) – A North Carolina nail salon is apparently putting a weight limit on pedicures. A customer says she was refused service because of her size and the owner of the salon isn’t denying it. Tiffany Nelson says she has been visiting this nail salon in Lincoln County monthly for more than a year. The owner now plans…

Uber discrimination

Study reveals t's harder to get an Uber or Lyft ride if you're black

(CNN) – Uber is the new way we get around, but new research shows how long you wait for a pickup could depend on your race. University of Washington Transportation Engineering Professor Don Mackenzie sent black and white U-Dub students onto Seattle streets to request an Uber or Lyft. He found black students had to wait 20% longer to get…