The following article was first published by the SF Chronicle in July of 2023. Attorney Abby Moscatel is local counsel for Tabia Lee.
DEI leader who condemned ‘woke do-gooders’ files free speech suit against Bay Area college
The Black woman who was fired by De Anza College as director of its diversity office — an office she criticized as overly “woke” — has filed a free-speech suit against the school.
Tabia Lee “stood up for free speech, academic freedom, humanism, and equal treatment for all students and faculty, regardless of race,” and “refused to knuckle under to campus orthodoxy,” a lawyer for Lee declared in a lawsuit filed Monday in federal court in San Jose.