Tesla: White workers tormented Black war-blast victim with rocket-warning sounds, suit claims

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The Mercury News

A Black former quality manager for electric car maker Tesla — who says he previously worked as a military contractor and was traumatized after serious blast injuries in Afghanistan — is claiming in a lawsuit that White co-workers tormented him with ringtones set to sound like incoming-rocket warnings, among other race-based abuses. Marcellous Cage alleged in his lawsuit against Tesla that the company fired him for racist reasons and because he reported life-threatening safety violations in the plant. “Mr. Cage was fired for two reasons: his commitment to safety and his race,” the lawsuit filed…

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