Businesswoman Sings Racist Song, Uploads it to YouTube; Criticized

Jennifer Murphy, former Ms. Oregon-USA, sang a song about ninjas at her murphy bed’s business launch party. She mimicked an Asian accent, and people noticed the only Asian lady that was there didn’t look too comfortable.

According to her Facebook post:

“I have lost many of my business deals that I have worked toward for years and am being dropped by clients that I have produced video campaigns for because they too are being attacked.”

Read the full story at the OC Weekly here.

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Pizza Boy Fills Order for Friend with N-Word; Fired

Papa John’s has apologized for one of its employees using the N-word for the name a customer on a receipt. That receipt was shared on Twitter.

“The $6.22 pizza was ordered on Tuesday from Papa John’s Green Valley Ranch franchise, which is owned by Peyton Manning, a corporate spokesman said. The computer-generated receipt included the slur in place of the customer’s name.

The customer was a 17-year-old, who is black. His mother saw the order ticket and called Brother Jeff Fard, a community activist to ask for help, Fard told The Denver Post on Wednesday.

Papa John’s fired the employee who created the label on the order, said Peter Collins, senior director of the company’s public relations branch. The company also apologized to the teenager who ordered the pizza.”

Apparently it was a joke by the employee, but that was of little comfort — he was fired:

“Collins also said the employee who wrote the word is African-American and claimed to know the customer from high school.”

Read the full story at the Denver Post here.

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Chinese Bank Spanks Workers; Mocked

The employee(s) who filmed and shared the video apparently didn’t agree with the training.

“…The coach brandished a wooden stick and shouted, “Get your behinds ready!” He proceeded to slap the employees on their rears, going down the line four times. A woman recoiled in pain, and several workers gasped.

By Tuesday, a video of the episode had provoked widespread anger in China. The coach, Jiang Yang, apologized, and two executives at the bank that hosted the session, Zhangze Rural and Commercial Bank in Changzhi, a northern city, were suspended.”

Read the full article at the New York Times here.

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