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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." [View all]

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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