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Memphis Fire Prevails on Intersectional Race-Gender Discrimination Claim

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a district court decision holding that the Memphis Fire Department did not discriminate against an African American female who sought a position as an "Airmask Maintenance Mechanic." Bridgette Franklin filed suit in 2019 claiming she was denied the position, and it was given to a less qualified Caucasian male firefighter.

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