Illinois Auto Shop Fires Employees for Racist Snapchat Videos

Maria Perez
Oct 7, 2019 - 6:00
Illinois Auto Shop Fires Employees for Racist Snapchat Videos

Several employees were fired from an auto repair shop in Illinois after multiple racist videos were found on social media. In the videos, originally posted to Snapchat on September 27, it shows three employees from the Sooper Lube auto shop in Joliet, Illinois in several videos making racist remarks about immigrants and a Black employee. In one video, one of the employees asks another worker: "Illegal immigrants are people too, what do you have to say to them?" The worker then responds by saying “No the [expletive] they’re not.” In another video from the employee’s Snapchat story, it shows the employee recording a Black coworker with a GIF of big, red lips covering his mouth, mocking him. A follow-up video shows the Black employee with...

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