reporter fired by Fox29

*And to think it all started in 2007 with a simple question” “Does this mean we can finally say the word n*gger?”

Tom Burlington, whose lawsuit against Fox29 is finally moving forward and  making its way to the federal courtroom, claims the station fired him after he asked that question in a staff meeting.

Burlington is a former TV reporter for Fox29, says when he used the n-word, it was outside of the context of malice. Black employees, he justified, were not punished for using the same word.

Hmm…That’s exactly what Malcolm X‘s daughter said to TMZ the other day.

Read more at EURThisNthat.