A jury in Mississippi has awarded more than $3 million to five black strippers after a federal judge found their working conditions worse than those of their white counterparts.
According to NBC News, U.S. District Judge Henry Wingate presided over a week-long trial, and jurors decided the women would split the money, including funds for back pay along with past and future suffering.
Billy Walter, attorney for Danny’s Downtown Cabaret in Jackson, said he will ask Wingate to reduce the award, with plans to appeal if Wingate declines.

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