Ye Sued for Allegedly Discriminating Against Black Staff, Demanding Employee Cut Off His Locs - Shegerian Law

Ye Sued for Allegedly Discriminating Against Black Staff, Demanding Employee Cut Off His Locs

According to a complaint obtained by Page Six, Benjamin Deshon Provo, who worked as a security guard at Donda Academy, is accusing the rapper of berating Black employees and firing him for refusing to cut his locs.

The Root also reports that Provo claims white staff members were paid $5 more per hour than Black employees. Additionally, Ye is alleged to have banned books about Black history at Donda Academy, including books about icons like Malcom X and Martin Luther King Jr., an allegation also made in an April 2023 lawsuit by former Donda Academy teacher Cecilia Hailey. That case is currently set to go to court in April 2025.

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