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Media Executive Byron Allen Calls for McDonald’s CEO To Step Down Over Continuing Allegations of Company’s ‘Horrible, Racist Culture’

Businessman and TV personality Byron Allen is ramping up his ongoing criticism and legal battle with McDonald’s president and CEO Chris Kempczinski, calling for his resignation in a new open letter to the company. TheGrio, a media company owned by Allen, reported that “in his letter, Allen demands McDonald’s end…

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Herb Washington, Former MLB Player and Owner of Largest McDonald’s Franchise, Sues Company for Racial Discrimination

Former Oakland Athletics player, Herb Washington, who built the country’s largest Black-owned McDonald’s franchise, filed a lawsuit this week charging the fast-food behemoth with racism. The company is accused of “redlining and retaliation,” or systemically pushing Black franchisees to open in impoverished neighborhoods, causing them to yield less profit. McDonald’s…

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Boston Cop on Leave After Allegations of Racially Harassing Roxbury Prep High School Students At Local McDonald’s

Joseph Lynch, a 16-year veteran with the Boston Police Department, has been placed on administrative leave following the department’s internal affairs’ investigation into allegations he directed racial slurs toward Black and Latino students from Roxbury Prep High School at a local McDonald’s. According to the New York Post, Lynch’s assignment…

McDonald’s in Hot Water for Not Dealing with Workplace Harassment

On Tuesday, eight Democratic U.S. senators, including four presidential contenders, called on McDonald’s in a letter to do more to combat workplace harassment because the number of misconduct reports is “unacceptable.” Last month, more than 24 embattled and abused McDonald’s workers filed sexual harassment complaints with the U.S. Equal Employment…