It took the paper urging the revival of the KKK for the black editor to leave. If the paper was that brazen can you imagine what the working environment was like? Yet she stayed. And it took the owner, her boss writing an editorial calling for the revival of the klan for her to leave.<br><br>It amazes me how we will sit there and tolerate hate, subject ourselves to racism for a position when it’s done in a manner we can ignore or pretend it’s not happening. But when its done in a way we can’t ignore, it’s a problem. So is the problem the racism or the fact that it’s in your face and we can no longer ignore the racism?

It took the paper urging the revival of the KKK for the black editor to leave. If the paper was that brazen can you imagine what the working environment was like? Yet she stayed. And it took the owner, her boss writing an editorial calling for the revival of the klan for her to leave.

It amazes me how we will sit there and tolerate hate, subject ourselves to racism for a position when it's done in a manner we can ignore or pretend it's not happening. But when its done in a way we can't ignore, it's a problem. So is the problem the racism or the fact that it's in your face and we can no longer ignore the racism?

Black editor resigns from newspaper that urged KKK revival

Elecia R. Dexter said she left The Democrat-Reporter because of interference from the owner.
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