Remember when Amy Cooper, a White woman, had her dog off the leash and Christian Cooper (no relation), a Black man, asked her to put her dog back on the leash? This was a perfectly reasonable request, and it all escalated to Ms. Cooper calling the police on Mr. Cooper and, well, it didn’t turn out as Ms. Cooper expected, did it?
Her employer, Franklin Templeton, acted swiftly.
Following our internal review of the incident in Central Park yesterday, we have made the decision to terminate the employee involved, effective immediately. We do not tolerate racism of