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Oregon county pays $100,000 to employee who sued over Blue Lives Matter office flag

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Multnomah County in Oregon has agreed to pay $100,000 to a black employee who filed a lawsuit against the county claiming that a co-worker demeaned the Black Lives Matter movement by pinning up a Blue Lives Matter flag in the office.
Proponents of Blue Lives Matter say it's meant to support and honor the work and sacrifices of law enforcement officers.
The lawsuit, filed by Karimah Guion-Pledgure, said the Blue Lives Matter movement "co-opts" the Black Lives Matter movement and "repurposes it to shift focus to law enforcement - a chosen profession, not a racial identity - and thus...
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Oregon county pays $100K for ‘Blue Lives Matter' flag

Oregon county pays $100K for ‘Blue Lives Matter' flag

2 monthes ago   |   By Miami Herald

An Oregon county has agreed to pay $100,000 to a black employee who sued after a co-worker pinned up a "Blue Lives Matter" flag. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Saturday that Karimah...
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Oregon county pays $100K for 'Blue Lives Matter' flag

2 monthes ago   |   By Star Tribune

An Oregon county has agreed to pay $100,000 to a black employee who sued after a co-worker pinned up a "Blue Lives Matter" flag.
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