Fired Ferguson Clerk Who Sent Racist Obama Email Working At New Court

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August 7, 2015 3:37 p.m.

The Ferguson court clerk who was ultimately fired for the racist emails she sent to her coworkers has been hired by another St. Louis County municipal court, a few communities away from Ferguson, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Mary Ann Twitty’s emails, which the Department of Justice uncovered during its civil rights investigation following the police killing of unarmed teen Michael Brown, found that she circulated a photograph of Ronald Reagan feeding a baby chimpanzee with the caption, “Rare photo of Ronald Reagan babysitting Barack Obama in early 1962.”

Though Twitty sent that email, she has denied she is racist.

Twitty did not receive a severance package when she was fired from Ferguson, according to the Post-Dispatch. She is reportedly working as court clerk in Vinita Park, with a population of 1,880 people, three days a week, according to the newspaper.

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