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Thu Mar 24, 2016, 05:21 PM

ACLU: "Two lawyers walk into a bar. And get kicked out for being black."

https://www.aclunc.org/blog/two-lawyers-walk-bar-and-get-kicked-out-being-black

ACLU lawyers are used to taking on injustice and speaking out on behalf of our clients. This time the discrimination happened to us.

We began the evening on a quest for a good karaoke night, and went to a bar called Brig. After waiting for more than half an hour to sing, we started to wonder when our number would be called. We planned to sing a hip hop and R&B hit from the ’90s — TLC’s Waterfalls.

But before our song was called, a bar employee came up and said we had to buy drinks to sing karaoke. Another bartender lunged at us within inches of our faces and shouted “Buy drinks!”

Our group of three had already bought two drinks. But it quickly became clear to us that we were unwelcome in the bar.

SNIP

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Reply ACLU: "Two lawyers walk into a bar. And get kicked out for being black." (Original post)
pnwmom Mar 2016 OP
The Velveteen Ocelot Mar 2016 #1
rusty quoin Mar 2016 #2
The Velveteen Ocelot Mar 2016 #3
rusty quoin Mar 2016 #4
JustAnotherGen Mar 2016 #5

Response to pnwmom (Original post)

Thu Mar 24, 2016, 05:31 PM

1. Doing this to a couple of ACLU lawyers

will bite them in the butt real fast. Good.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Reply #1)

Thu Mar 24, 2016, 11:07 PM

2. It's my favorite part.

The bar staff treated the women like shit, and had no idea who they were messing with.

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Response to rusty quoin (Reply #2)

Thu Mar 24, 2016, 11:19 PM

3. I bet they know now.

Oops.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Reply #3)

Thu Mar 24, 2016, 11:26 PM

4. Yeah, I love it.

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Response to pnwmom (Original post)

Fri Mar 25, 2016, 04:11 AM

5. I had to Google these two

Now that I'm 43 - I'ma call em girls - okay?

They are so harmless looking.

Yet their words, education, and sense of justice is mightier than a bouncer with big muscles and no brain!

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