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Federal Agent Files Lawsuit Over Racial Harassment

A supervisor for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in Seattle says in a lawsuit she was the target of a smear campaign after she sued over racial harassment by a co-worker with a Nazi tattoo.

Cheryl Bishop, a senior supervisory special agent who is Black, said court papers that after her discrimination lawsuit settled for $450,000, the accused supervisor sent an email to 150 people defending himself and reiterating many of the same racist tropes and allegations against Bishop, the Seattle Times reported.

The agency repeatedly failed to discipline Bradley Devlin or rein in his racist behavior, allowing him to feel he could lash out again, the lawsuit claims.


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