Papa John's John Schnatter should have admitted racial bias and learned to do better


USA TODAY—Papa John's founder John Schnatter's resignation reminds us we all have biases. We need to acknowledge that and resist acting on our prejudices.

Papa John's Chairman John Schnatter resigns over racial slur. Pizza chain Papa John’s International Inc said on Wednesday its founder and former chief executive, John Schnatter, resigned as chairman of the board. The company said Olivia Kirtley would act as lead independent director, and added it would appoint a new chairman in the coming weeks. The resignation comes after Forbes reported earlier in the day that Schnatter used a racial slur on a conference call. “Papa John’s condemns racism and any insensitive language, no …