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Former Georgia GOP aide alleges racial discrimination

The Georgia GOP’s effort to recruit minority voters may have just gotten significantly harder. Our AJC colleague Aaron Gould Sheinin has filed this piece on a federal discrimination lawsuit filed by a former GOP aide. From the story:

Qiana Keith of Hall County, an African-American, says in the lawsuit, filed Tuesday in federal court in Atlanta, that she overheard co-workers refer to her as the “house (racial slur),” showed her disrespect and humiliated her...

Anne Lewis, the Republican Party’s attorney, said, Keith was fired for "consistently poor job performance."

Click here to read the lawsuit, or scan through it below:

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