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    Re: Wild Wing Cafe Kicks Out 25 African Americans After White Customer Felt 'Threaten

    Quote Originally Posted by Aunt Spiker View Post
    The entire thing smells like made up BS to me.

    If it did happen: I see 'a customer complaint' as an excuse by management to dodge a blow. . . because since WHEN does any restaurant kick out '24 well behaving PAYING patrons' because ONE PERSON claimed they felt threatened?

    I'd like actual evidence it even happened. I wouldn't put it past someone to just make up a baseless accusation because they were peeved at the service (for no reason, even) - Evidence that it happened would be surveillance footage. We could then see:

    1) How the group was behaving (if they were really there)
    2) Another customer actually complained (if it really happened)
    3) They were kicked out as a result of that complaint (if it really happened)

    If it even happened at all - it just might be a made up story beginning to end - which I think it is. Who in the hell supposedly waits for two hours to eat, anyway? That's the gist - they weren't even IN the restaurant. What were they supposedly doing? Chilling out in the parking lot for two hours? I don't think so - who in the hell would DO THAT?

    There is no evidence - this all started because of a Facebook post . . . and I'm not going to be the idiot who believes any of it without any sort of PROOF.

    Restaurants send away people who misbehave.
    They send away people because they are a group of TWENTY FOUR waiting for 2 hours and there's still no seating for TWENTY FOUR people. (This is what I expect happened - and the race/customer complaint is made up. If it happened at all).

    I just don't believe any of it. . . sounds like he's full of **** and trying to incite a race riot.

    Is this what we've come down to - believing anything that's on the internet as if it's some sort of truth.
    : with your great post! They would have to be offering something really unique for me to wait two hours for a table!

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    Re: Wild Wing Cafe Kicks Out 25 African Americans After White Customer Felt 'Threaten

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter King View Post
    Right as the country commemorates the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, people are flocking to social media to condemn a South Carolina restaurant for its allegedly racist actions.

    According to CBS affiliate WCSC-TV, Michael Brown and 24 of his family and friends were at Wild Wing Cafe celebrating his cousin's final day in Charleston, S.C., last month when the group was suddenly told to leave.

    The reason? The shift manager allegedly told Brown that a white customer felt "threatened" by his party. When one of Brown's companions started filming the exchange, the shift manager is said to have told the group to leave.

    "[That] totally alarmed all of us because we're sitting there peaceably for two hours," Brown told the news outlet.

    Wild Wing Cafe Kicks Out 25 African Americans After White Customer Felt 'Threatened': Report

    "I had a dream" where restaurants would not turn away black diners who were waiting peacefully for 2 hours to get seated because "1 white customer felt threatened". Sorry, but this is just horrible. The last day's dinner of these people was ruined because of the unreasonable feelings of 1 diner in a restaurant.

    I blame the manager for this disaster. She should have reasoned with the "fearful" customer and solved this. This is a public image nightmare for this company due to intolerance and what looks like racism on a weekend that was the 50th anniversary of the march on Washington and one of the most monumental events in the civil rights struggle.

    I also wonder, whether the same would have happened if 1 black person had complained he/she felt threatened by a large group of white people.
    It could very well be a case of racism, but we really only have one side of the story here. Perhaps we should get it all before we start jumping to conclusions?

    It would seem odd that a restaurant would kick people out because someone felt threatened. It could be the decision came once the party started recording the event and that without that they wouldn't have been asked to leave. It could be that perhaps there was some interaction between the other patrons and this group. It could be a straight up act of unabashed racism.
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    Re: Wild Wing Cafe Kicks Out 25 African Americans After White Customer Felt 'Threaten

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter King View Post
    Right as the country commemorates the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, people are flocking to social media to condemn a South Carolina restaurant for its allegedly racist actions.

    According to CBS affiliate WCSC-TV, Michael Brown and 24 of his family and friends were at Wild Wing Cafe celebrating his cousin's final day in Charleston, S.C., last month when the group was suddenly told to leave.

    The reason? The shift manager allegedly told Brown that a white customer felt "threatened" by his party. When one of Brown's companions started filming the exchange, the shift manager is said to have told the group to leave.

    "[That] totally alarmed all of us because we're sitting there peaceably for two hours," Brown told the news outlet.

    Wild Wing Cafe Kicks Out 25 African Americans After White Customer Felt 'Threatened': Report

    "I had a dream" where restaurants would not turn away black diners who were waiting peacefully for 2 hours to get seated because "1 white customer felt threatened". Sorry, but this is just horrible. The last day's dinner of these people was ruined because of the unreasonable feelings of 1 diner in a restaurant.

    I blame the manager for this disaster. She should have reasoned with the "fearful" customer and solved this. This is a public image nightmare for this company due to intolerance and what looks like racism on a weekend that was the 50th anniversary of the march on Washington and one of the most monumental events in the civil rights struggle.

    I also wonder, whether the same would have happened if 1 black person had complained he/she felt threatened by a large group of white people.
    I agree with Auntie here. There's something not right about this story.

    Why on God's Green Earth would a party of 24 wait two hours to be seated?? That just isn't plausible.

    But let's say it is true for sake of argument. What manager in their right mind would then say to them, after their waiting two freakin' hours!! "I'm sorry, we have to ask you to leave. One of our diners feels threatened by your presence." ??? Wouldn't a manager be more likely to say, "You know what? We just can't accommodate you this evening. I am SOOO sorry. We'd like to offer your entire party a free coupon for a free order of wings of their choice and a pitcher of beer for a visit another time."

    If Buffalo Wild Wings isn't turning tables in two hours, I'll eat my chicken wings. This story is bull****.
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    Re: Wild Wing Cafe Kicks Out 25 African Americans After White Customer Felt 'Threaten

    Quote Originally Posted by CRUE CAB View Post
    Were you there? Was the group of 25 acting as "peaceably" as they say. Or is it their word against someone elses.
    And you are just automatically taking the black family's side?
    No, I am evaluating what happens in reality

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    Re: Wild Wing Cafe Kicks Out 25 African Americans After White Customer Felt 'Threaten

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter King View Post
    Right as the country commemorates the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, people are flocking to social media to condemn a South Carolina restaurant for its allegedly racist actions.

    According to CBS affiliate WCSC-TV, Michael Brown and 24 of his family and friends were at Wild Wing Cafe celebrating his cousin's final day in Charleston, S.C., last month when the group was suddenly told to leave.

    The reason? The shift manager allegedly told Brown that a white customer felt "threatened" by his party. When one of Brown's companions started filming the exchange, the shift manager is said to have told the group to leave.

    "[That] totally alarmed all of us because we're sitting there peaceably for two hours," Brown told the news outlet.

    Wild Wing Cafe Kicks Out 25 African Americans After White Customer Felt 'Threatened': Report

    "I had a dream" where restaurants would not turn away black diners who were waiting peacefully for 2 hours to get seated because "1 white customer felt threatened". Sorry, but this is just horrible. The last day's dinner of these people was ruined because of the unreasonable feelings of 1 diner in a restaurant.

    I blame the manager for this disaster. She should have reasoned with the "fearful" customer and solved this. This is a public image nightmare for this company due to intolerance and what looks like racism on a weekend that was the 50th anniversary of the march on Washington and one of the most monumental events in the civil rights struggle.

    I also wonder, whether the same would have happened if 1 black person had complained he/she felt threatened by a large group of white people.
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    Re: Wild Wing Cafe Kicks Out 25 African Americans After White Customer Felt 'Threaten

    Quote Originally Posted by tererun View Post
    No, I am evaluating what happens in reality
    So, you were there. You saw what went on.
    If they started to "document" the event. Many businesses dont allow for video or filming on their property.

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    Re: Wild Wing Cafe Kicks Out 25 African Americans After White Customer Felt 'Threaten

    Quote Originally Posted by Aunt Spiker View Post
    Please realize that there's no proof it even happened. This all started because of his Facebook post - nothing else.
    You are really trying to pretend this doesn't happen? Ok, I guess there is the possibility it is all fabricated, but you telling yourself that really shows you are burrying the problem.

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    Re: Wild Wing Cafe Kicks Out 25 African Americans After White Customer Felt 'Threaten

    Quote Originally Posted by tererun View Post
    You are really trying to pretend this doesn't happen? Ok, I guess there is the possibility it is all fabricated, but you telling yourself that really shows you are burrying the problem.
    You have evidence? Am I missing something, here? (Genuine question). Because all the reading I did this morning just pointed back to his Facebook post.

    Maybe its too early, who knows, and so I'll wait for more facts to come out (if there are any).

    Right now, as it stands, there is no proof that it actually happened. This is being catalogued with "The woman who carved an O into her cheek" and "The other woman who supposedly pulled out all of someone's teeth."

    If it happened, it shouldn't take very long for reporters to uncover truths and event verification - like eye witnesses, etc. It's a pretty serious issue. Then, upon receiving further proof, I'll consider any sort of truth in anyone's accusations and statements.
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    Re: Wild Wing Cafe Kicks Out 25 African Americans After White Customer Felt 'Threaten

    Quote Originally Posted by tererun View Post
    You are really trying to pretend this doesn't happen? Ok, I guess there is the possibility it is all fabricated, but you telling yourself that really shows you are burrying the problem.
    I remember a friend of ours who bought tickets to a buffet dinner at Hawthorne Race Track, Cicero, Illinois. The buffet was being run by a church. She bought six tickets and we were among those she invited. When we got there, we were all asked to leave. We were the only white faces among a sea of black. The pastor apologized, told us to come get our food (he escorted us) and to please please go to another level to enjoy it. He was afraid his congregation would cause us problems.

    We laughed our asses off, thanked the pastor and did just that. It happens. But I don't believe it happened at Buffalo Wild Wings based on this account.
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    Re: Wild Wing Cafe Kicks Out 25 African Americans After White Customer Felt 'Threaten

    Quote Originally Posted by CRUE CAB View Post
    So, you were there. You saw what went on.
    If they started to "document" the event. Many businesses dont allow for video or filming on their property.
    keep swinging. maybe someday you will wave away the stench of racism.

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