and there is a vein in the black community that claims there is name discrimination because people hear a black sounding name in a phone interview and make assumptions.
Well when the interview starts off with the interviewee being highly offended about how the name is pronounced, it’s not hard to imagine.
Oh they're right about that, Jack! Any document I ever saw during the hiring process that had punctuation, obvious disregard for conventional spelling (plenty of literate whites do this because their baby is so special), was simply not a name (e.g. "Blanket" from an earlier post) or "made a statement" (it's mostly white hippies doing this), went straight into the trash pile.
May I offer Key & Peele’s “East-West College Bowl” sketch: