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Hospital Settles Nurse’s Race-Discrimination Suit

AFRICANGLOBE - Even while it settled one lawsuit, the Flint, Michigan hospital faced another suit alleging it honored a man's request that no African-American nurses take care of his newborn. And a civil rights group connected with Rev. Al Sharpton vowed to proceed with a protest in front of the hospital Monday.

Hospital Denies Honoring Request That Black Nurses Not Care for Baby

AFRICANGLOBE - The head of Hurley Medical Center in Flint denied allegations yesterday afternoon that hospital officials relented to a father's request that African-American nurses not tend to his baby. Rather, when the father showed a nursing supervisor his swastika tattoo, it "created anger and outrage in our staff," Melany Gavulic, president and CEO, said in a written statement.

Black Nurses Banned from Caring for Child in Michigan Hospital

AFRICANGLOBE - In Michigan, a neonatal nurse reports that she was removed from her job because a Swastika-tattooed father who didn’t want his daughter treated by any African Americans.