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Meteorologist Fired For Defending Her Natural Hair Scores New Job

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Two years ago, meteorologist Rhonda Lee was fired  from KTBS-TV, an ABC affiliate in Shreveport, La. when she responded to a Facebook post criticizing her short afro. A viewer identified as Emmitt Vascocu took to Facebook to complain about Lee’s hair, “the black lady that does the...

TV Station Says They Fired Meteorologist Rhonda Lee Because of Policy, Not Hair

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It was hard not to be disturbed by the case of Rhonda Lee, a meteorologist who was reportedly fired by ABC affiliate KTBS in Shreveport, La. for defending her hairstyle. Lee wrote a professional and thoughtful response to a viewer’s tactless critique of her hair,...

Meteorologist Fired for Responding to ‘Racist’ Facebook Post

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Social media can land employees in a heap of trouble, and meteorologist Rhonda A. Lee found that truth out firsthand. Ms. Lee lost her job at KTBS-TV, an ABC affiliate in Shreveport, La. when she responded to a Facebook post criticizing her short afro. The...