"Your name is going is going to dismiss you completely", Zachary said. The letter specifically mentioned that the women would not be considered for a customer service position because the company does "not consider candidates that have suggestive "ghetto' names".
The full email response read: "Thank you for your interest in careers at Mantality Health. Regards", the email signed off. The Missouri woman then requested netizens to share her post to help put a stop to discrimination.
"They discriminated against me because of my name which they considered it to be 'ghetto" for their company! On Tuesday, Dorneshia Zachery, who is also Black, told local CBS affiliate KMOV 4 that she received the same email from Mantality Health, telling her that her name was "ghetto" and that they don't consider candidates with such names.
"I don't want to do anything anymore: go outside, say my name to people, anything".
Hermeisha Robinson, shared the email on Facebook from Mantality Health. As reported by the New York Post, Robinson applied for a job at Mantality Health, a company that treats men with low testosterone in Missouri. 2018 and times STILL haven't changed.
While, Jack Gamache, Clinic Director of the St Louis Mantality location, said, "Our Indeed account was hacked, that's where everything was sent from. Our investigation into this particular account shows no evidence of compromise".
It was the first time Robinson applied to the company and she had not been contacted by anyone investigating the matter as of Wednesday, she said.
The email was sent from an account belonging to a Mantality employee named Jordan Kimler, who has since deleted her social media and LinkedIn presences.
Robinson posted it to Facebook.
Robinson, who works as a business manager for an O'Fallon event planning company, took to Facebook hours later to publicize the interaction and expose the apparent discrimination.
"I have a public service announcement". I didn't name myself, I didn't give myself this name. Hermeisha Robinson posted it to Facebook and it's gone viral. "My feelings are very hurt and you people not making it no better for me about this situation by making fun of my name..." About a name that I was given people are so mean and...
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