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Aaron Slater was fired for sending racist text on company-issued cellphone

*In a move that shows how loud money talks, telecommunications giant AT&T Inc. confirmed on Tuesday that they have fired Aaron Slator, a former president with the company, who is said to have used his work phone to send racially offensive images (Click over to EURthisNthat.com to see it).

A statement from the company said, “There is no place for demeaning behavior within AT&T and we regret the action was not taken earlier.”

An assistant who had been asked to transfer data to a new phone, found the images in question. And according to the lawsuit filed Monday by Knoyme King, a 50-year-old black woman who worked for Slator, one of the images showed an African child dancing with the caption “It’s Friday …”

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