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Thursday, December 13, 2012

Local TV News Station Fires Black Meteorologist For Defending Her Hairstyle on Facebook

Rhonda Lee, meterologist fired for defending hairstyle on Facebook
Rhonda Lee, a meteorologist/ weather woman at KTBS 3-TV in Shreveport, Louisiana, has reportedly lost her job over an issue regarding her hair style. Apparently, one viewer posted a message on the TV station's Facebook page, saying that "the black lady that does the news... needs to wear a wig or grow some more hair." He added, "it's not something... that looks good on TV."

Look at the snapshot below to see how Lee responded:


Although her response was very intelligent and graceful, Lee was fired by KTBS because they said she violated the social media procedure of the station by responding to the viewer's comment. Here's the official statement they issued:


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