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Mar 24, 2023

Lawsuit: Slurs, coercion at BBQ chain with racist history

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina barbecue chain known for its pro-segregation stance in a landmark 1960s case and its embrace of the Confederate flag in 2000 is facing allegations of racism and sexual harassment by the fired general manager of one of its restaurants. According to a lawsuit filed this week by a […]

Jun 1, 2018

South Carolina county settles with target of coroner’s slurs

ST. GEORGE (AP) A South Carolina county’s insurer has paid nearly $1 million to settle a civil rights lawsuit over a confrontation involving the former county coroner who pulled a gun on his black neighbor and used a racial epithet nearly three years ago. The State Insurance Reserve Fund paid $750,000 on behalf of Dorchester […]

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