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Post time 2018-4-29 17:58:51 |Display all floors
Racism is alive and well in the USA.
So is gun play. Even while trying to just get some waffles can be fatal if you're not white in the USA.

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A woman was reportedly denied entry to a Waffle House in Pinson, Alabama, because of the color of her skin. Jacinda Mitchell took a video last week that showed the doors to the establishment were locked, but that there were white people inside. It led Mitchell to conclude she was refused service because she was a person of color.

“They have the door locked and they have customers in here, and they’re saying that they’re closed. The customers are eating and they happen to be white customers only, and I am an African-American,” Mitchell said in the clip. “They have people that they’re serving, but they’re telling me that they’re closed.”

Pat Warner, director of public relations and external affairs for Waffle House, said the company is investigating Mitchell’s allegations.

“We have launched an investigation to gather all of the facts. Waffle House is a welcoming place for everyone, and we are fortunate to enjoy a very diverse and loyal customer base who we do our best to serve every day,” Warner said in a statement to AL.com Thursday. “The employee involved should not have locked the front door at all and should have certainly opened the door for the customer when she arrived. We will get the facts and take appropriate action quickly.”

Mitchell apparently being locked out of the restaurant was the third time this month Waffle House came under fire. Chikesia Clemons was arrested on Sunday after she allegedly refused to pay for plastic utensils at a Waffle House in Saraland, Alabama. Video footage showed three white male police detaining her. At one point, her top went down and her breasts were exposed. Prominent civil rights attorney Ben Crump said at a press conference Wednesday that law enforcement “choked” and “brutalized” 25-year-old Clemson during the arrest. Clemson was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

On the same day, four people were killed and several otheres were injured when suspected shooter Travis Reinking opened fire at a Waffle House in Nashville. Reinking reportedly suffers from “mental health issues,” Metropolitan Nashville Police Chief Steve Anderson said Monday. A motive for the attack was unknown. He was charged with four counts of criminal homicide, four counts of attempted homicide and one count of having a firearm while committing a dangerous felony. He is scheduled to appear in court May 7.
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In the Nashville shootings, each of the victims were persons of color—five black and one Hispanic.
The killer was white.
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Young white men get stopped every weekend from entering bars or clubs. .
Discrimination is everywhere  .....go cry me a river...
if you want something in life get off your backside, and do it yourself!! don't rely on others to do it for you

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parcher Post time: 2018-4-29 21:10
Young white men get stopped every weekend from entering bars or clubs. .
Discrimination is everywher ...

Labour calls for the UK to be called the Community of the Communities

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parcher Post time: 2018-4-29 05:10
Young white men get stopped every weekend from entering bars or clubs. .
Discrimination is everywher ...

How many get locked out just for being white though?
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Post time 2018-4-29 22:24:57 |Display all floors
robert237 Post time: 2018-4-29 22:16
How many get locked out just for being white though?

You have no  proof that was the case yet
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Post time 2018-4-30 02:34:13 |Display all floors
Racism is alive all over the world! It's misleading to single-out the USA.
My problem is simple: I just know better than everyone-else!

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Post time 2018-4-30 10:41:23 |Display all floors
Ted180 Post time: 2018-4-30 02:34
Racism is alive all over the world! It's misleading to single-out the USA.

Not when you hate your country already.

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