Bank of America fires employee over racist Facebook rant

Another day, another person fired because of social media.

Thursday’s example was Christine McMullen Lindgren, an Atlanta-based personal banker at Bank of America.

Lindgren posted recently that she hated Facebook, because, “you f—-king n-words and yes if [you] can call each other that well I can too f—-king n-word go back to Africa get over your pity party you created this hatred and your own kind that brought your great great grandparents over here and sold them.”

The very Facebook that Lindgren loathed so much reacted in kind – blasting her for her comments and flooding Bank of America with calls, emails and social media posts.

By noon Thursday, Lindgren had deleted her Facebook page and the Charlotte-based bank had deleted her.

Andy Aldridge, a senior vice president and communications manager for the bank confirmed that Lindgren had worked at the bank and that the comments were “reprehensible and unacceptable.”

“We have investigated the matter and terminated her,” Aldridge said. “She no longer works for Bank of America.”

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