Meredith fires exec over racist remarks

  1. meredith fires exec over racist remarks
    'we've got to quit hiring all these black people,'o'brien allegedly said according to lawsuit

    [font=verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif]the associated press
    [font=verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif]updated: 12:19 a.m. et march 12, 2005

    [font=verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif]des moines, iowa - meredith corp. fired the head of its broadcast group last fall after documenting his repeated comments criticizing blacks, including: "we've got to quit hiring all these black people," according a company memo filed in a lawsuit against the executive.

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  2. 3 Comments

  3. by   pickledpepperRN
    Seems like a very unpleasant man.

    Perhaps ignorant because of an overpriviledged background.
  4. by   URO-RN
    DumbA**s like him come from all backgrounds and ethnic groups.

    Mom and Dad engrained the "plantation mentality" in his mind loooonnng ago, sadly.
  5. by   CHATSDALE
    bless his heart he believe that his reputation is being do you besmiritch something that doesn't exsist