• These Sports Teams Have Cut Ties With Papa John's Over Its Founder's Racist Comments

    7 monthes ago - By Fortune

    The fallout over the use of a racist slur by Papa John's founder continued Friday as professional sports teams and other organizations suspended their ties to the pizza company.
    John Schnatter stepped down as chairman of Papa John's Thursday after reports emerged that he used the n-word in a conference-call training session in May. Schnatter also spoke in graphic terms about the lynching of African Americans in Indiana, where he grew up.
    Papa John's also pulled Schnatter's image from its logo, TV ads and other marketing to distance itself from its founder.
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