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Elijah Turley still remembers the stuffed monkey with a noose around its neck found hanging from his driver’s side mirror.

He also remembers the “KKK” and “King Kong” graffiti on the walls of the Lackawanna steel plant where he worked for 14 years.

And if that wasn’t bad enough, there were the racial slurs from co-workers.

A federal court jury awarded Turley $25 million in damages Tuesday after finding his former employers and their executives liable for a culture of racial discrimination that one of his lawyers said was reminiscent of the 1950s. READ MORE

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