LOWELL, MASS. (WHDH) – Lowell Faculty Committee member Robert Hoey took to Fb on Friday to announce his resignation after utilizing a racial slur on TV on Wednesday.
Standing “between a rock and a tough place,” Hoey apologized for utilizing anti-Semitic language to explain a former worker of the Lowell Public Colleges.
The video was posted shortly after the producer of the present he appeared — on a Lowell TeleMedia Middle opinion present referred to as “Metropolis Life” — was suspended as a result of the segment.
LTC additionally launched a press release that learn, “LTC strongly and unequivocally condemns all types of hate speech; anti-semitic, homophobic, misogynistic and racist views and opinions. We’re appalled to listen to the remark made by Mr. Hoey. The remark expressed just isn’t consultant of LTC’s values and beliefs.”
LTC has since pulled the episode from any future re-broadcasting.
“LTC is an inclusive setting, we promote variety and acceptance of all individuals, orientations, and beliefs. We’re dedicated to defending focused teams in our metropolis and valuing our whole various neighborhood,” their assertion continued. “We wish to particularly acknowledge the assault on our Jewish neighbors on this incident and pledge to face in solidarity with you throughout this difficult time.”
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