She’s Certainly the Voice of … Something

Sad Paula.
Sad Paula.Photo: NBC/Getty Images

“I may be a white woman, but I could no longer tolerate her abuse of power as a business owner, nor her condonation of Mr. Hier’s despicable behavior on a day-to-day basis. I am what I am, and I am a human being that cares about discrimination in the workplace. In part, in this circumstance, I have to be a voice for those who are too afraid to use theirs.” —Lisa Jackson, who’s suing Paula Deen, told Today that her “lawsuit has never been about the N-word.” [Today]