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

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

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...