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Calls mounting for suspended Phoenix Suns owner to resign after alleged use of n-word, inappropriate workplace behavior
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Calls mounting for suspended Phoenix Suns owner to resign after alleged use of n-word, inappropriate workplace behavior

Phoenix Suns majority owner Robert Sarver was suspended from the team for one year after an investigation conducted by the league found that he engaged in inappropriate behavior in the workplace, including the use of racial slurs. The NBA released a report on its investigation on Tuesday and suspended Sarver from all franchise-related activities for one year, as well fined him $10 million. The fine is currently the maximum allowed NBA. Sarver is also facing mounting heat from aside from league executives. After the investigation findings were published, PayPal, a team sponsor, released a statement announcing it would end its deal with the franchise if Sarver returns after his suspension is over. In addition, ESPN reported that the team's Vice Chairman Jahm Najafi wrote a...
Principal secretly recorded using n-word while talking to high school student in Georgia
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Principal secretly recorded using n-word while talking to high school student in Georgia

A high school principal in Georgia was reportedly heard on video using the n-word while talking to a student, school officials have confirmed. The conversation was secretly recorded by a student who East Forsyth High School Principal Jeff Cheney was speaking to on Sept. 9, reported WSB-TV. Cheney was comparing the n-word with the word “cracker.” Cheney does not appear in the video, but school officials confirmed it was Cheney’s voice. Cheney has since apologized. No disciplinary action was taken. More about the recording and suspension can be found here.
Report: Southern California police officers joked in text messages about killing Black people
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Report: Southern California police officers joked in text messages about killing Black people

Following a bombshell investigation last year about racist text messages shared by a officers with a Southern California police department, even more text messages have come to light -- and they are downright disgusting to say the least. Recent court documents revealed that Torrance Police Department police officers joked about killing Black people and repeatedly used the n-word, reported the LA Times on Thursday. In one of the exchanges, multiple officers also complained about family members who were gathered outside the police station after a family member was fatally shot by Torrance police officers, the LA Times reported. “Was going to tell you all those n----- family members are all pissed off in front of the station,” said one of the officers, the Times reported. The ...
Georgia cops suspended after one is heard on home security camera using n-word
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Georgia cops suspended after one is heard on home security camera using n-word

Six police officers in Georgia were put on administrative leave after one officer was reportedly caught on a home security camera saying the n-word. Officers with West Point Police Department are seen moving around the house porch talking about the homeowner's son on Aug. 7. As the officers were speaking, they can be heard calling the homeowner's son the n-word, reported WSB-TV. One of the officers is also seen on video throwing the homeowner's front door camera into bushes. Officers Donald Bramblett, Dylan Harmon, Zachary Heyboer, Sgt. William Osteen and Detective Elizabeth Wegienka will reportedly remain on leave as the Georgia Bureau of Investigation investigates. More about the allegations and investigation can be found here.
White Ohio cop caught on camera using n-word — said “I f***ing hate them”
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White Ohio cop caught on camera using n-word — said “I f***ing hate them”

A police officer in Cincinnati, Ohio was caught on her body camera using the n-word while stuck in traffic in her police vehicle. The comments were reportedly made in April while the officer, identified as Rose Valentino, was behind several cars piled up near a high school as she was driving to a police station. According to an internal investigation, Valentino said, "Fucking niggers, I fucking hate them!" According to police, the officer made the statement when a male student walking by her vehicle allegedly showed her his middle finger, Cincinnati Enquirer reported. Valentino's police powers were suspended pending a disciplinary hearing, Cincinnati City Manager John Curp said in a statement. The interim police chief approved the internal review on Monday. According to a report f...