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25 African Americans Denied Service at S.C. Restaurant Because Patrons Were Afraid of Them

August 28, 2013 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Business, Constitution, Crime, Race, Racism, South Carolina, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off on


25 African Americans Denied Service at S.C. Restaurant Because Patrons Were Afraid of Them

-By Warner Todd Huston

A family of African Americans were denied service in a South Carolina restaurant because a white patron was intimidated and afraid of them, so says a report by WSC Channel 5 TV.

On of those denied service was Michael Brown who complained to the corporate office of Wild Wings Cafe after he was told by the manager of the chain’s Charleston store that she wasn’t going to serve them. He didn’t feel he got satisfaction so he took to the Wild Wings Facebook page with a post.


Michael Brown Denied Service in Charleston, S.C.

The Facebook complaint read:

I will never go to Wild wings cafe in N. Chs again! We (Party of 25 family and friends) waited 2hrs, patiently and were refused service because another customer (White) felt threatened by us. This type of racial discrimination is unacceptable and we have to put a STOP TO IT. The manager looked me dead in the face and said she was refusing us service because she had a right to and simply she felt like it. DO NOT SUPPORT THIS ESTABLISHMENT… PLEASE SHARE THIS POST… We need your help.

Wild Wings did not deny that the incident took place and offered the Browns a free meal as an apology.

But, not surprisingly–and quite properly, at that–this free meal offer wasn’t enough for Brown and his family.

“We weren’t coming there for a free meal. When we came there that night, we were coming to patronize the business. This is not a situation where you can just give us a free meal and everything is ok because it’s deeper than that,” Brown told the TV news.

This incident is fraught with so many problems in America today. It falls into a whole nest of issues. When is it racist to deny service, when does a store have a right to deny service–and why, and do other patrons have a right to feel safe as they patronize a store?

So, many issues, here.

But, this incident comes on the heels of African Americans perpetrating a nation-wide rampage of murdering whites and as African Americans have been seen militantly attacking all whites as evil racists on every TV screen.

It also comes at a time when we have the so-called “leaders” of America’s black community, people like Ben Jealous, Jesse Jackson, and Al Sharpton, as much as calling for a race war to be started and we have an employee of the Obama administration calling for blacks to kill whites.

On one hand it is undeniably disgusting to deny service to this seemingly law-abiding family, yet can you fault vulnerable whites for feeling afraid of large groups of blacks in this climate in which we currently live, in this failed “post-racial” Obama era? It is an example showing that Obama is truly turning race relations back 50 years in this nation.

This one is a difficult situation all the way around with no easy answers. So many things at fault, yet so many reasons to understand why it happened.
*UPDATE: The Other Side of the Story*

Thanks to my Google+ friend Ron Lewenberg, we get the other side of the story

You’re only getting one side of story here. I work at the restaurant and your representation of the events is way off base. The group was being loud and obnoxious to both customers and staffers. They kept complaining about their long wait and were talking about how “whitey” was able to get seated, but they were not. The problem was that they had a large group and insisted on sitting next to each other. We only had one area that could accommodate their large group and the patrons in that area were not done. So yes, some “whities” were able to be seated before them, but only because they were going to a different area. We also seated non-whites in other areas too…They made this a racial issue before anything. One of the guests also insulted a deaf white girl because she didn’t respond to one of them telling her to move (she was deaf and didn’t hear them) They were also all standing in the middle of the walk way, making it difficult for customers to leave. We asked them if they could move over, but they said they can stand wherever they want, and if we wanted them out of the way then we should seat them. The customer that was offended was offended by a particular individual’s constant uses of the word “n*gger” When asked to stop, he threw out a long string of racial epithets against one of my co-workers.

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Warner Todd Huston is a Chicago based freelance writer. He has been writing opinion editorials and social criticism since early 2001 and before that he wrote articles on U.S. history for several small American magazines. His political columns are featured on many websites such as Andrew Breitbart’s BigGovernment.com, BigHollywood.com, and BigJournalism.com, as well as RightWingNews.com, MrConservative.com, CanadaFreePress.com, StoptheACLU.com, Wizbang.com, among many, many others. Mr. Huston is also endlessly amused that one of his articles formed the basis of an article in Germany’s Der Spiegel Magazine in 2008.

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