Mom speaks out after Black son denied restaurant service

A Black mother and son who were denied service at Ouzo Bay in Baltimore because of how the boy was dressed — while a white child, dressed similarly in athletic apparel, was allowed to dine at the restaurant — spoke publicly for the first time on ABC’s “Good Morning America” Wednesday.

The mother, Marcia Grant, told anchor Michael Strahan she repeatedly pointed out to the restaurant manager that her son, Dallas, and the other child were dressed the same.

“I can’t really say why they wouldn’t let me in the restaurant originally,” Grant said in the interview. “But once I pointed out to the guy that there was a white kid there with similar dress, I can only imagine that it was based on the fact that Dallas was Black.” Read More

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