Jury Rules Against KC School Board Chief

1 decade 3 years 11 months ago Wednesday, April 05 2006 Apr 5, 2006 Wednesday, April 05, 2006 1:06:41 PM CDT April 05, 2006 in News
Last week, a Jackson County jury found Smith, as president of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City, wrongfully fired an employee who claimed Smith's hiring practices were racist. Former Boys and Girls Club vice president Tameka Bryant said she wanted to hire a white woman and a Hispanic man, but Smith wanted both jobs filled by blacks. Smith and Bryant are black. The head of the Boys and Girls Club board supports Smith, and said the board may appeal the decision.

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