Black Housekeeper Denied Church Job Because of Priest’s "Racist Dog

Maria Perez
Aug 22, 2019 - 12:00

The Catholic Diocese of Memphis in Tennessee is denying two housekeepers’ claims that one of the women was denied a job due to racial discrimination.

In a statement, the diocese said it launched an investigation into an incident where a Black female was denied a job as a house cleaner because the priest’s dog is “racist.” LaShundra Allen, a Black woman, was taken by her white coworker Emily Weaver to the home of Reverend Jacek Kowal on May 3 for her first day of being assigned to clean the rectory of the Catholic Church of Incarnation in Collierville, Tennessee, USA Today reported....

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