Bloomberg Law
Dec. 15, 2021, 8:49 PM

Ohio State University Must Defend Reverse Racism Claim at Trial

Jacklyn Wille
Jacklyn Wille
Legal Reporter

A longtime Ohio State University employee who says she was fired after complaining about a supervisor’s racist comments toward White people can go to trial on reverse race discrimination claims against the supervisor and the school, a federal judge ruled.

Mary Faure, a White employee formerly in the university’s College of Engineering, presented enough evidence of racial discrimination by her Black supervisor to go to trial on claims under federal civil rights law, Judge Edmund A. Sargus Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio held Tuesday. Faure’s allegations—that she was fired within six months of ...

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