Racist Display Prompts Investigation in at Kaiser Hospital Riverside
Black Enterprise Magazine July/August 2018 Issue

From the Grio.

A Los Angeles hospital is investigating a racist display that appeared to be directed at African-American employees in the IT department.

Kaiser Hospital Riverside employee Xavier Fields said when he arrived for work he witnessed a doll in black face hanging from a rope. The doll also had a racial slur written on its chest. What was more alarming to Fields was that it was in a restricted area in the hospital where only employees have access. Employees gave the doll to a manager, which prompted the hospital to launch an investigation. No police report was filed.

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Gerren Keith Gaynor (@MrGerrenalist) is a freelance journalist based in New York City. He has been published in the New York Times, ESSENCE magazine, EBONY.com, New York Amsterdam News, Loop21.com and Newsone.com. Gaynor received his master degree in Journalism from Columbia University and his bachelor's in English from Morehouse College.


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