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Ohio County Employees Resign Over Social Media Video Of Doll In Blackface Being Hanged With A Noose

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Two employees of Hancock County, Ohio recently resigned after they were spotted in a racist video posted on social media.


Jacob Dick and Owen Stewart were snowplow drivers for the county.

A Hancock County resident saw them in a video posted to Twitter. The video shows a white doll in blackface hung by a noose from a ceiling fan. A male voice is also heard using a racial slur.

County engineer, Doug Cade, said,

"Our office does not tolerate any kind of behavior like that from our employees."

He went on to say,

"We brought those employees in and confronted them with that information. They both chose to resign as a result of that complaint. It's completely unacceptable."

It is believed that the video was originally posted by Amber Marie Beard.

The original video was captured via iPhone's screen recording feature by Twitter user @MadiT03.

WARNING: The following video contains disturbing images and language.

Amber Marie Beard was an employee at Reineke Ford Lincoln of Reineke but was either terminated or resigned after the video surfaced.

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Others feel as though the consequences were not severe enough.


The area has been known for its racist behavior including painted swastikas and other painted racial slurs.