Once upon a time, sports broadcaster Grant Napear tweeted that “all lives matter.”
Shortly after, he was fired.
Both the Sacramento Kings and the radio station KHTK dropped him quicker than Biden’s approval rating. While announcing his firing, KHTK said that “While we appreciate Grant’s positive contributions to KHTK over the years, his recent comments about the Black Lives Matter movement do not reflect the views or values of Bonneville International Corporation.”
Napear consistently maintained that he wasn’t trying to cause controversy, and didn’t realize that saying “all lives matter” was grounds to be labelled a “racist.”
“And I said ‘all lives matter, every single one,’ because I meant it. Do the lives of Black people matter? Hell yeah, the lives of Black people matter,” Napear said. “I’m for equality for all, that’s how I was raised. That’s how my dad brought up my brother and I.”
Now Napear has decided to sue KHTK for firing him for being racist despite not actually doing anything racist. “The lawsuit is asking for damages, including lost and future wages and emotional distress,” Fox reported.
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