[Smlr_net] Black firefighter awarded $1.17 million

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Black firefighter awarded $1.17 million 
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Carter Stephens says harassment complaints to superiors in the Pasadena department only led to retaliation.

By Hector Becerra
Los Angeles Times Staff Writer

December 29 2007

A jury awarded $1.17 million Friday to a black former Pasadena firefighter who said he was forced to retire after complaining for five years about other firefighters leaving blood, urine and feces in his bedding and scrawling a swastika on his equipment. 

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