Ex-Diversity Officer Files $8M Suit Against Liberty U

The Christian Post reports:

A former employee of Liberty University has filed a lawsuit seeking over $8 million from the Lynchburg, Virginia-based evangelical Christian school, claiming racial discrimination.

Kelvin Edwards, a former NFL player, filed a lawsuit against Liberty on Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia. Edwards accused Liberty of violating Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, arguing that he was demoted and eventually dismissed by Liberty President Jerry Prevo for racial reasons.

“Defendant removed Mr. Edwards from the executive leadership position because Prevo believed that there were too many people in diversity and inclusion at Liberty and because there was already one African American male on the executive team,” the lawsuit argues.

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