The Urban League convention sponsors include Bank of America, notorious for its role in the Slave Trade and even more notorious for lying about it in an attempt to deceive customers and investors. Recently several high profile cases of discrimination have also made their way into the public eye.
Bank of America, JPMorgan Slave Trade Cases Reinstated by Court
By Andrew Harris – December 13, 2006
Dec. 13 (Bloomberg) — Bank of America Corp., JPMorgan Chase & Co., CSX Corp. and 12 other U.S. companies must defend claims they misled consumers by allegedly concealing their involvement in the 19th century American slave trade.
Bank of America Hit With $60 Million Racial Discrimination Suit
John Carney | Feb. 17, 2010
Bank of America sued for race discrimination
By Jonathan Stempel
NEW YORK | Fri May 18, 2007
(Reuters) – Five black current and former employees of Bank of America Corp. have sued the second-largest U.S. bank, accusing it of racial discrimination by steering lucrative clients to their white counterparts.
OFCCP ALJ finds race discrimination by Bank of America
February 07, 2010 by Ross Runkel at LawMemo
An OFCCP ALJ has issued a recommended ruling that Bank of America discriminated against African-American job applicants for entry level positions in Charlotte, NC, in 1993 and from 2002 to 2005.