Legal Question in Discrimination Law in Virginia

I am an african american male. I work at a resteraunt and they allowed me to bring in a radio to listen to . We usually listen to country music but the other day i decided after asking everyone else if i could listen to hip hop music noone had a problem with it . Then the president of the company came in asked whos radio it was and oicked it up and threw it on the floor twice . I then asked him why he did that and he said cause the music was inapprpriate to him . He refused to pay me for the radio and told me if i wanted to keep my job i would just let it go . is this legal

Asked on 8/16/12, 4:45 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Michael E. Hendrickson Attorney & Counsellor at Law

The destruction of your radio as alleged, no; the ultimatum that this company honcho allegedly made to you, yes (in my opinion).

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Answered on 8/16/12, 7:35 am

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