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Clinton Tucker, who is black, sued Benjamin Moore paints in Essex County, New Jersey, in June for wrongful firing — after, he said, he'd tolerated years of workplace racial insults. In fact, Tucker said the company introduced two new paint shades shortly after he was hired in 2011 — "Tucker Chocolate" and "Clinton Brown," provoking on-the-job ridicule.

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