Race Discrimination Lawsuit Against Boeing Includes Allegation Involving Noose

The noose is one of the most stark symbols of racism, conjuring up the ugly specter of one of the darkest (and, apparently, continuing) chapters of American history.

In a recently-filed lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, captioned Curtis Anthony v. The Boeing Company, 2:19-cv-01656-DCN-BM, the plaintiff alleges, among other things:

On or around March 2019, Plaintiff was subjected to additional extreme and outrageous racially hostile treatment by Defendant as a noose was placed right over Plaintiff’s desk by Defendant’s workers and/or agents. This was an act of extreme racial violence designed to intentionally inflict emotional distress directly against Plaintiff.

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