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Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Assistant Director Suing Movie Studio For Termination on Racial Grounds

Frank Davis, a former assistant director on the set of the film 2 Fast 2 Furious, is moving forward with a lawsuit against Universal Studios for firing him from that picture. He says the decision was racially motivated. Universal says race did not play a part. The film's director was John Singleton, also African-American. Read more here in a BBC story. Here's the EEOC's press release on the Frank Davis case. Here's the press release announcing the court ruling allowing the case to move forward.

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