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Deen Employees Tell Rainbow/PUSH of Alleged Discrimination (Jesse J Shakedown Time!)
Atlantsa Journal Constitution ^ | 6:41 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 2013

Posted on 06/24/2013 5:39:32 PM PDT by drewh

An attorney for the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition said current and former Paula Deen employees told him the famous cook and her brother discriminated against black employees, one of whom was consistently referred to as “my little monkey.”

After Deen acknowledged using a racial slur, the story went viral and the Food Network announced on Friday that it would not renew her contract when it expires at the end of June.

Deen and her brother, Bubba Hiers, are being sued by Lisa T. Jackson, a former employee who claims she endured a hostile work environment replete with racial slurs.

Robert Patillo, an attorney for Rainbow/PUSH, a civil rights group founded by the Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr., said one current and two former employees told him white employees are routinely paid more than black employees and are promoted more quickly. A black man who had threatened to go to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Deen’s brother told him “you don’t have any civil rights here,” Rainbow/PUSH said in a press release.

Rainbow/PUSH said it has “found evidence of systemic racial discimination and harassment” by Deen and that “a family member consistently referred to a black cook as ‘my little monkey.’”

Patillo, who conducted interviews in Savannah where Deen’s restaurant is located, said current and former employees told him that Deen “preferred white and light-skinned blacks to work with customers” and that darker-skinned blacks were relegated to “back-of-the-house operations.”

(Excerpt) Read more at ajc.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Georgia
KEYWORDS: pauladeen

1 posted on 06/24/2013 5:39:32 PM PDT by drewh
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To: drewh

Deen this crass... my little monkey... color me skeptical still even if she WAS a liberal


2 posted on 06/24/2013 5:44:49 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Whatever promise that God has made, in Jesus it is yes. See my page.)
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To: drewh

The full court press is on for Paula Deen.

Leroy is out to ruin her.

It’s a lynch mob out for her now.

It’s a shame she did not know that one word started the wheels rolling on the Jesse Jackass wagon.

If she had been smart she would not have hired any blacks to begin with. She could have paid whites a little more and called them anything she liked and got away with it.


3 posted on 06/24/2013 5:45:51 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Venturer

4 posted on 06/24/2013 5:47:28 PM PDT by drewh
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To: HiTech RedNeck

She is a liberal and voted for Obama.


5 posted on 06/24/2013 5:53:47 PM PDT by airedale
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To: HiTech RedNeck
These accusations just seem so far fetched. I just don't believe that anyone this day in age could be so stupid as to actually say and do the things that Paula and her brother are being accused of.
6 posted on 06/24/2013 5:54:03 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: drewh
Don't feel too bad for her.

Paula Deen called Obama the N-word but campaigned for him in 2008

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Jun 21, 2013
7 posted on 06/24/2013 5:54:21 PM PDT by VitacoreVision
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To: drewh

Dey be smellin’ dat money and gittin all hot and bothered.


8 posted on 06/24/2013 5:54:30 PM PDT by MtBaldy (If Obama is the answer, it must have been a really stupid question)
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To: MtBaldy

Howard Cosell’s “Little Monkey” Comment on ABC Monday Night Football (same year as Paula Deen’s deposition) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVScwog05Xw


9 posted on 06/24/2013 5:57:05 PM PDT by drewh
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To: drewh

Everyone get out of the way! The Jackson Ambulance Service is on its’ way and you don’t want to get runover, only to get on the gravy train of the world’s greatest ambulance chaser/driver (except for Al Sharpton, a great criminal in his own right - Tawana Brawley - fraud; the killing of the Koreans in New York City - Incitement to riot; acessory before the fact to murder by arson; impersonating a human being).

Hey Jesse? Why did you have a key Soviet asset and identified leader of the Communist Party USA, Jack O’Dell, as you top advisor for decades (SCLC, Operation Breadbasket, Operation Push, RAINBOW Coalition and other extortion operations you have run since the 1960’s)?

Jack O’Dell, aka Hunter Pitts O’Dell, aka John Vesey, CPUSA organizer for the South. In possession of Soviet organizing manuals which were captured in a police raid in New Orleans in 1956 (or around that time).

O’Dell - CPUSA front member in the US Peace Council, as a delegate to the Soviet KGB/CPSU front, the “World Peace Council” (peace disinformation and propagandizing).

Jesse, I CAN’T HEAR YOU!


10 posted on 06/24/2013 5:58:49 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: drewh

Last February, Paula was holding classes on the cruise, I was on. I had to ask friends, who is Paula Deen? She had two big black bodyguards with her everywhere she went and she was a big gambler.

Can rappers be sued for using the N word?


11 posted on 06/24/2013 5:58:59 PM PDT by razorback-bert (I'm in shape. Round is a shape isn't it?)
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To: airedale

She dissed the first wookie. She commented on ‘da mooch chowing down on her set showing the hypocrisy of her healthy eating propaganda. That is the transgression that must be punished, examples made for all to see.


12 posted on 06/24/2013 5:59:02 PM PDT by slapshot ("Were not gonna take it anymore" Twisted Sister)
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To: drewh

Hey Paula, how’s that Obama campaigning workin’ out for ya?


13 posted on 06/24/2013 5:59:41 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: dandiegirl

It was 30 years ago, I thought.


14 posted on 06/24/2013 6:02:09 PM PDT by bboop (does not suffer fools gladly)
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To: drewh

Isn’t it amazing how libs go after their own? Martha Stewart, Paula...amazing. Boy they don’t just discredit, they totally destroy! Maybe now these two ladies will join the Tea Party. :-)


15 posted on 06/24/2013 6:02:24 PM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag ( EVERY DIME Obama Spends is given to him by the Republicans in the House.)
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To: slapshot

She DID? She commented on Michelle O? Can you refer me please? Of course she’ll be strung up. She should have paid closer attention to Juan (What’s-His-Name), the liberal newscaster who was tossed under the bus.


16 posted on 06/24/2013 6:05:15 PM PDT by bboop (does not suffer fools gladly)
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To: drewh

JJ needs to do one or two of these shakedowns a year to keep the assets flowing toward the family. Whats a beer franchise or an extortion check here and there.


17 posted on 06/24/2013 6:05:15 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: airedale

Some liberals really do live starkly double lives, and if they brought proof I’d believe it. But my gut sense is that no modern black man is going to put up with a white woman no matter how famous calling him her little monkey. At least not very often.


18 posted on 06/24/2013 6:05:56 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Whatever promise that God has made, in Jesus it is yes. See my page.)
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To: morphing libertarian

Paula Deen: Michelle Obama loves fried food and ate more than any other guest I’ve had on my showFirst Lady kept on eating during the commercials

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2047901/Paula-Deen-Michelle-Obama-ate-guest-Ive-show.html#ixzz2XBbmJW2A


19 posted on 06/24/2013 6:13:16 PM PDT by drewh
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To: drewh

Jesse Jackson shakes down corporations to put his people on their board of directors.


20 posted on 06/24/2013 6:13:47 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: MtBaldy

Its a big rush to get on the lawsuit train now.


21 posted on 06/24/2013 6:17:44 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: drewh

Michelle is a great leader. I have gained 15 pounds and my butt is definitely wider.


22 posted on 06/24/2013 6:20:20 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: Venturer

The lawsuit was filed by a white woman!


23 posted on 06/24/2013 6:27:36 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: lonestar

LMAO. Whites don’t have rights is that woman crazy?


24 posted on 06/24/2013 6:30:23 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Venturer
She should have known. Howard Cosell's career crashed and burned after referring to a quick, diminutive black athlete racing down the sidelines as "look at that little monkey run!"

If she had known her business (media, not cooking) she would have known better than to step on the third rail.

25 posted on 06/24/2013 6:34:22 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Venturer
She was so humiliated and abused...she worked at "Bubba's" for 5 years!

Paula's biggest problem is her "Bubba."

Paula has a mouth and obviously has not been to charm school. LOL!

26 posted on 06/24/2013 6:38:08 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: drewh

Lisa Jackson’s attorney has made a huge mistake making all of the charges public before the trial and getting Paul fired from the Food Network. They needed her still working in order to get a big settlement.
Now they have to hope they get a very sympathetic jury, which may not be easy, because this lawsuit is the result of being told “NO” to her original demand for hush money. And after destroying Deen’s career the woman has no prayer of an out of court settlement.
If I were Deen I would sue the attorney for revealing the contents of the deposition.


27 posted on 06/24/2013 6:39:58 PM PDT by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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To: hinckley buzzard

Screw Paula Dean. As far as I’m concerned, she deserves what she is getting.

However. One of these days someone is gonna say “screw all of you. I’ve made enough money and ya’ll can all go to hell”.


28 posted on 06/24/2013 6:45:20 PM PDT by saleman
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To: drewh

"Kiss it!"

29 posted on 06/24/2013 6:46:21 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: drewh

All I want to know is what does the NSA know, and when did they know it?


30 posted on 06/24/2013 6:56:47 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Kennedy: Today I am a Berliner / Reagan: Gorbachev tear down this wall / Obama: I can't read this...)
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To: drewh

(smh) Paula, Paula, Paula. Please, girl. Don’t you know the correct answer to any deposition question is, “I don’t recall”?

Or better yet, “What difference does it make”?


31 posted on 06/24/2013 6:58:29 PM PDT by Student0165
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To: slapshot

She dissed the first wookie.”

I remember hearing about this on the news right after it happened. My first thought was that Moochelle would get her for that. Took her longer than I expected but she has been busy with planning her Million dollar trips and all.


32 posted on 06/24/2013 7:49:53 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Wiser now

Regarding Paula needs to keep working to pay the settlement, it was on the news that she earned $14 million last year. If that gets out, she’ll be lucky if half the population of Georgia isn’t “offended” by her use of the word. I’ll bet the line is already forming to sue her. There’s probably a greaseball law firm ad on Georgia TV “Been offended by Paula Deen? Call our law firm ‘Herbucks Wilbe Yers” so we can advise you on how offended you are”


33 posted on 06/24/2013 8:20:41 PM PDT by holyscroller ( Without God, America is one nation under)
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To: drewh
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34 posted on 06/24/2013 8:31:38 PM PDT by baddog 219
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To: slapshot

Yep. That’s what this is all about, IMO.


35 posted on 06/24/2013 8:45:08 PM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: drewh
... And forgive them ... as they have forgiven Paula Deen.
36 posted on 06/24/2013 9:40:30 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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Deen is now making zero money. Will Jesse guarantee her she’ll get back in the money if she pays him his extortion fees? Otherwise, why should she care?

I wish she’d come out and say “Hell, yeah, I said it. And I’m gonna’ say it again if you don’t get off my big, fat, white ass!”


37 posted on 06/24/2013 9:55:48 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: drewh

Rev. Jesse Jackson referred to Jews as “Hymies” and to New York City as “Hymietown” in January 1984 during a conversation with a black Washington Post reporter, Milton Coleman. Jackson had assumed the references would not be printed because of his racial bond with Coleman, but several weeks later Coleman permitted the slurs to be included far down in an article by another Post reporter on Jackson’s rocky relations with American Jews.

A storm of protest erupted, and Jackson at first denied the remarks, then accused Jews of conspiring to defeat him. The Nation of Islam’s radical leader Louis Farrakhan, an aggressive anti-Semite and old Jackson ally, made a difficult situation worse by threatening Coleman in a radio broadcast and issuing a public warning to Jews, made in Jackson’s presence: “If you harm this brother [Jackson], it will be the last one you harm.”

Finally, Jackson doused the fires in late February with an emotional speech admitting guilt and seeking atonement before national Jewish leaders in a Manchester, New Hampshire synagogue. Yet Jackson refused to denounce Farrakhan, and lingering, deeply rooted suspicions have led to an enduring split between Jackson and many Jews. The frenzy also heightened tensions between Jackson and the mostly white establishment press.


38 posted on 06/24/2013 10:01:47 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: HiTech RedNeck

I read the complaint. If a lot of it’s true the behavior is indefensible in moddern society.


39 posted on 06/25/2013 12:01:52 AM PDT by airedale
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To: drewh

Well, now we know why the vacations cost so much...and that’s just the snacks.


40 posted on 06/25/2013 12:13:07 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: drewh
A Commie murdered JFK, a Democrat murdered MLK and a Muslim murdered RFK.

That being said, Voters in this Country Elected and Reelected Barack Obama. They hit the Trifecta with one guy.

41 posted on 06/25/2013 12:48:12 AM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Compliance with Tyranny is Treason...)
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To: drewh

Elections have consequences Paula.........who did you vote for?


42 posted on 06/25/2013 2:31:29 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (Yesterdays conspiracies are todays truths)
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To: drewh

Where was Je$$$e Jack$$$on when Sheets Byrd (D-KKK) used the “n-word” twice on Fox News Sunday?


43 posted on 06/25/2013 2:38:27 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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