Roscoe’s Chicken N’ Waffles Ordered to Pay $1.6 Million in Race Discrimination Suit

From Keisha Hatchett writing at Complex:

Racism can come from anywhere and from anyone. Just ask the WWE fans who were shocked when a series of offensive tweets surfaced from NXT wrestler Jasmin or the child of the woman who is suing a sperm bank over having a bi-racial baby. Even so, it’s still surprising in situations like a black-owned restaurant losing a racial discrimination lawsuit against a black ex-employee.

According to CBS Los Angeles, Daniel Beasley was awarded more than $1 million after suing the restaurant chain Roscoe’s House of Chicken ‘n Waffles over claims that he was unlawfully terminated. Beasley says he was fired after reporting to human resources and the owner that managers at the restaurant harassed him for being black and gave preferential treatment, such as better scheduling, to Latino employees.

Read the rest of the story at Complex.