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Racial Slur

Recall Petition Rejected For Clerk Who Used Racial Slur

The Saginaw County Election Commission has rejected a proposed recall petition for a white Michigan township clerk who was recorded using a racial slur to describe a black official.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2013

Mich. Clerk Recorded Using Slur Won’t Step Down

Buena Vista Township clerk Gloria Platko says that the Saginaw-area community needs “to heal.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2013

Paula Deen (credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Deen’s Response Requires “Cultural Humility”

The Paula Deen cooking empire appears to be crumbling.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2013

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Clerk: Life ‘Destroyed’ By Airing Of Racial Slur

A Michigan township clerk who was recorded using a racial slur to describe a black official said her life has been “destroyed” and the community hurt by public airing of the recording.

05/30/2013

Clerk Who Used Racial Slur Asked To Resign

“I spoke out of frustration…” Gloria Platko said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2013

FBI Joins Probe Into Anti-Black Graffiti On Church

A racial slur spray painted on a sign in front of Mount Clemens church is now being investigated by the FBI.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/09/2012

Anti-black Slur Sprayed On Michigan Trailer Home

Authorities in southwestern Michigan say a woman found a racial slur and the word “leave” spray painted on the outside of her home near the front door.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2012

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NAACP: Beating Of WSU Student Was Racially Motivated

The Oakland County Branch of the NAACP is offering support to a 25-year-old WSU student who says he was beaten in an incident of racial intimidation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2012

Virg Bernero (WWJ Photo, File)

Tribe Calls On Lansing Mayor To Apologize For ‘Racial Slurs’

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe wants Virg Bernero to issue a formal apology after he reportedly used profanity and racial slurs at a fundraiser last week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/30/2012

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High School Football Coach Fired For Using N-word

The varsity football coach and athletic director at Summit Academy North in Romulus has been fired after officials say he used racial slurs in front of team members.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2011

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