Skip to comments.Massachusetts restaurant ends dress code that targeted Blacks, owner apologizes
Posted on 07/19/2020 11:14:45 AM PDT by lowbridge
A Massachusetts restaurant is repealing its racist dress code, with the owner apologizing to protesters for not realizing the impact of his policy, according to reports.
About 100 demonstrators gathered outside Nathan Bills Bar and Restaurant in Springfield to protest a policy that prohibited baggy blue jeans, long white T-shirts, do-rags and baseball caps worn backwards.
A picture of the dress code spread across social media, with many criticizing the policy as directed at African Americans.
Restaurant owner Robert Grossman met with the Pioneer Valley Project, the citys NAACP chapter and City Councilor Tim Allen and agreed to end the policy, Masslive reported.
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Good for them. They can have it.
I’d be for keeping the ban on baseball caps worn backwards. I see more white men in their 30s and 40s wearing their caps backwards than black men. Looks stupid. Always has - and even more so now as these aging guys think it makes them look cool.
This is dumb. I see a lot of white guys wearing this kind of stuff. It’s not limited to any particular race/ethnic group.
How about ‘no gang related or prison’ attire? Not good enough?
Restaurant changes dress code.
Why is this news?
Hey, he owns the place so he can do as he pleases. The public will determine if he has made the right choice.
I hate to deliver the bad news to the restaurant owner, but making black folks pay for their meals is _very_ racist.
I am sure his customers will be happy to educate him on that point.
He’ll apologize and keep apologizing until his place of business is overrun with gangbangers and wannabees, and all of his regular customers will go elsewhere.
hat worn backwards has a certain...ahem, cough cough...sexual meaning
Ya just never realized how many catchers are out of work.
Isnt that nice.
Springfield is a shit hole always has been other than Springfield College home of B Ball but B Ball has been over run by uneducated dribblers from the hood just as with Foot Ball.
Pro Sports,dont get me started
Sounds like you have been there.
Next time you drive through bring a scanner and tune it into the local police.
It is non-stop chaos—24/7—third world stuff...
So do the baggy jeans hanging below their a$$.
I remember when you had to wear coat and tie to eat dinner at a lot of places.
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