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Korean and Black Plaintiffs to Settle a Racial Harassment Lawsuit

The Korea Daily, News Report, Posted: Sep 04, 2009

ATLANTA Two current and a former employee of Kennesaw Public Works department in Georgia who filed a racial discrimination lawsuit in a federal court back in March against the city, settled their case for $1.8 million, reports The Korea Daily. Gary Redd, a former employee who is Korean, Willie Smith and Stanley Mitchell, who are black, had alleged that the use of the N word was routinely used and that the Korean employee was often described as a wetback. John Dowdy, who was a defendant in the suit and who was accused of writing some of the racially disparaging e-mails while he served on Kennesaws City Council, resigned after the
lawsuit was filed.

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