Justices Consider Hearing a Case on ‘Most Offensive Word’
The case is a test of whether the justices are willing to wade into the ongoing, complex conversations about race happening nationwide.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Collier says that during the seven years he worked as an operating room aide at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, white nurses called him and other Black employees “boy.” Management ignored two large swastikas painted on a storage room wall. And for six months, he regularly rode an elevator with the N-word carved into a wall. Collier ultimately sued the hospital, but lower courts dismissed his case. Now, however, at a…