I Was Fired From My First Job for Being Racist

And narrowly avoided getting beaten up

Benny Carts


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Yes, you’re reading that right. This isn’t clickbait.

Let me explain.

When I was 17, I landed my first real job working at Odeon Cinema. It was extremely lax — sick days and turning up late were common occurrences. What’s more, aside from the evening rushes, there was a…