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Omaha Firefighter

A Black woman working as an Omaha firefighter filed a lawsuit against the city after she said she faced verbal abuse from coworkers and found her gear hung from a station flagpole in a way that simulated "a public hanging or lynching." She said she had to take a leave of absence after the city did nothing.

OMAHA, Neb. — A Black woman working as an Omaha firefighter filed a lawsuit against the city after she said she faced verbal abuse from co-workers and found her gear hung from a station flagpole in a way that simulated "a public hanging or lynching." She said she had to take a leave of absence after the city did nothing.

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