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Eight Black Minnesota corrections officers filed a racial discrimination lawsuit for allegedly being barred from guarding Derek Chauvin at the detention center where they work.

The eight non-white guards filed the lawsuit against the Ramsey County Adult Detention Center for allegedly providing only white corrections officers to guard Chauvin.

Chauvin, 44, has been held at the detention center since May 29 on charges of felony murder in the death of George Floyd in south Minneapolis on May 25.

The corrections officers said Superintendent Steve Lydon ordered all non-white officers and the Black officers were told to avoid contact with Chauvin.

In the discrimination lawsuit, Lydon allegedly said the officers' race made them a potential "liability" if anything were to happen to Chauvin after he arrived at the facility.

"I understood that the decision to segregate us had been made because we could not be trusted to carry out our work responsibilities professionally around the high-profile inmate — solely because of the color of our skin," said the acting sergeant, who is Black.

He added: "I am not aware of a similar situation where white officers were segregated from an inmate."

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"Wild 'N Out" star B. Simone was dragged by her baby hairs on social media for saying she is not interested in dating a man who works an honest 9-5 job.

It's hard for women to find hard working men who provide for their family. Simone said she wants that rare, hard to find single man who owns his own business or is at least the CEO of a Fortune 500 company.

An audio of an interview between Simon and Nick Cannon recently surfaced online. The audio enraged social media users -- particularly men who work hard for a living.

In the video, shared by Power 106 FM, Simone said her ideal man "can't have a 9-5... he has to be an entrepreneur," she told Cannon, before adding she wants someone who is "CEO status."

"You don't want him to have a honest job? He can't clock in and clock out?" asked Cannon.

"You're not going to understand my lifestyle. You're not going to understand why I have to be up at 3 a.m," said Simone.

Cannon didn't ask Simon what, if anything, she had to offer a man of such lofty status.
 

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The mayor of a small Georgia town is on the hot seat for remarks she made about a Black candidate for the job of city administrator. Hoschton is a small Georgia hamlet that, until today, many Atlantans didn't know existed. Mayor Theresa Kenerly may have put put the tiny town of fewer than 2,000 residents on the map when she withheld a candidate from consideration for the job of city administrator because he is Black.

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