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Wed Nov 21, 2012, 12:41 PM

16. Denny's has been shitting the bed for years.

They are racist and discriminatory--and now we know why. Too many of the "franchisees" are a bunch of brain-dead assholes!

Who remembers this stroll down memory lane?

http://www.nathannewman.org/EDIN/.race/.racefile/.may-june/Discrimination3/sec-serv.txt.html

HEADLINE: Secret Service Agents Allege Racial Bias at
Denny's; Six Blacks to File Lawsuit Saying They Were Denied
Service at Annapolis Restaurant


SERIES: Occasional

BYLINE: Lynne Duke, Washington Post Staff Writer

BODY:
# The same day a federal court in California ordered Denny's
restaurants to stop refusing service to blacks and otherwise
discriminating against them, six black Secret Service agents
ordered food at a Denny's in Annapolis that took so long to
arrive, they say, that in effect they were denied service.
Today, the agents are to file a lawsuit claiming that the
restaurant chain violated their civil rights during the April 1
incident. The Justice Department, whose lawsuit against Denny's
resulted in the California court order, is demanding an
explanation from Denny's officials.

Agent Robin D. Thompson, one of the six, said in an
interview last week that he "felt humiliated" by the incident.
The six agents were part of a uniformed 21-member Secret
Service contingent that went to Denny's for breakfast before
setting up security for President Clinton's speech at the U.S.
Naval Academy. The six black agents sat together. Their
supervisor, also black, sat among white agents.

All 21 agents, who had less than an hour to eat, ordered in
rapid succession. When the six black agents realized that all
the white agents and the supervisor had been served but they
had not, they sent Thompson to ask the waitress about it. She
said their meals were on the way. When Thompson asked to see
the manager, she said he was on the phone. White agents have
told the Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights, which
is handling the agents' lawsuit, that the waitress rolled her
eyes after turning to leave the black agents' table.

The agents saw several plates of food sitting for several
minutes under heat lamps on a counter next to the kitchen and
say that a small group of white customers entered the uncrowded
restaurant after them, ordered and was served while they still
waited.

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