Is race playing a part in deciding who gets in to a NYC bar?
At the Rebar NYC in Chelsea there has been a lot of social media discussion surrounding the bars policies and regulations for entry, as reported by blasian FMA of the blog www.edugaytion.com (read the full article at the link below).
There have been instances where minority patrons have been exclusively turned away because of “capacity limits.”
This is not the first time that we heard something like this occur at entertainment venues across the country and even in Canada, where a full documentary was created due to some of its night time venue practices.
At some point instances such as this become so commonplace that it is ignored, but thanks to social media the spotlight is not so short lived nowadays.
Most recently there was a supreme court ruling to protect the LGBTQI community from discrimination under the Civil Rights Act, of which was championed by minorities.
What are your thoughts on this issue? What do you propose be done about this situation and similar situations that occur around the country for minorities, and even more so by minorities that identify under the LGBTQI spectrum?
Full Referenced Article by blasian FMA: http://www.edugaytion.com/2017/04/no-blacks-allowed-new-nyc-gay-bar.html