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*Sexual and racial harassment is not a good look on anybody; but when we do hear about sexual harassment, its generally with the woman as the target. And racial harassment, its generally a white and black thing.

But again, the word generally is important here because in the case of Robert Smith, neither example is suitable.

Smith, an African American man, has been awarded a whopping $2.4 million dollars from a Chicago court. As a butcher at Rosebud Farm Stand he said his Latino co-workers constantly grabbed his genitals, slapped his butt and simulated homoerotic acts around him.

Further, they referred to him as “monkey” and told him to “go back to Africa.”

When Smith complained to his supervisors, Rocky Mendoza and Carlos Castenada…well, you can pretty much guess without much of a stretch of the imagination, where those complaints landed.

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