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The National Association Of Black Journalists Speaks Out About Fox News Anchor "Kelly Wright"

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Washington, DC  Press Release -  The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is disturbed and dismayed by recent allegations of a racist work environment at FOX News. Eleven current and former Fox News employees, including Emmy-winning anchor Kelly Wright, filed a class-action lawsuit in New York this week, according to The Washington Post.
"The recent discrimination allegations at FOX News are unsettling. NABJ was founded 42 years ago to fight against racism and discrimination in newsrooms and we pledge to continue to do so today," said NABJ President Sarah Glover. "We've seen downsizing and layoffs in U.S. newsrooms that have had a disproportionate effect on the number of working black journalists. No one working in the media industry today should be subjected to discriminatory practices. This has to end."
When asked about the lawsuit, a FOX News official offered the following statement to NABJ: "FOX News and Dianne Bra…