The court found that the applicant was not denied employment because of his race but because of his litigious history and the employer’s concern that his “sensitivity” to race could lead to inappropriate behavior “in response to situations involving students of different races.” (Drake v. Colorado State University, Nos. 97-1076, 97-1077, 10th Cir. 1998)
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