NEWSFLASH! Clifford “T.I.” Harris is not backing down against Houston’s Restaurant chain and now he’s got some former employees on his side as well.
Houston’s has been under fire for the past few weeks after several patrons accused the popular restaurant chain of racial profiling and discrimination (click HERE if you missed that).
[READ: Racial Profiling 101: Atlanta Entertainers Boycott Houston’s + Restaurant Responds…]
The popular entertainer joined Real Estate mogul Jay Morrison for the 2nd week of demonstrations this past weekend and noted that two employees actually walked off after experiencing racist comments from White patrons.
Details + video below… Continue Reading…
Rapper T.I., Debra Antny, Yandy Smith and More were amongs the crowd during a boycott against local outposts of the national steakhouse chain Houston’s.
[READ: Houston’s Restaurants in Atlanta Accused of Discrimination… (VIDEOS)]
Tip and his fellow protestors claim the restaurants constantly racially profiles it’s patrons and discriminates against African-American diners. The protests started at the Lenox Road location with chants of ‘Shut ’em down!’ and soon moved to Peachtree Road.
The Lenox Road location closed it’s doors for business during the demonstration and responded with the following statement… Continue Reading…
Houston’s Restaurant in Atlanta is being accused of discriminatory practices.
Just last week, Deb Antney and Momma Dee of Love & Hip Hop Atlanta hit the net to bring awareness to what they feel were discriminatory practices put in place by Houston’s restaurant on Peachtree Street.
Antney and her crew say they were denied service after they arrived with more than 6 guests. When they said they would sit separately, they were told they couldn’t be accommodated at all.
[READ: Deb Antney & Momma Dee Blast Atlanta Area Restaurant for Refusing Service… (VIDEO)]
Well, apparently the Peachtree Street Houston’s isn’t the only one with questionable practices, it appears it may be a corporate-wide issue. Continue Reading…
Tionne ‘T-Boz’ Watkins recently revealed that a family member was killed at the hands of an itchy trigger-fingered cop.
Watkins hit the the net with her heartbreaking story about her cousin, 25-year-old Eddie Russell, Jr., who was shot multiple times and killed by police in Peoria, Illinois.
The department is investigating the fatal shooting death, however T-Boz and her family are disputing the officer’s account of what happened. Continue Reading…
An internal investigation has been launched after disturbing comments made by Cobb County, Georgia police officer.
Exclusive dash-cam video obtained by Atlanta’s Channel 2 Action News caught an officer’s interaction with a white female DUI suspect who said she was afraid to move her hands during a traffic stop.
“But, you’re not black. Remember, we only shoot black people. We only kill black people, right? All the videos you’ve seen, have you seen the black people get killed?”
Watch the disturbing video below… Continue Reading…
Atlanta’s Vortex restaurant is known for their awesome burgers but the popular eatery was recently accused of discriminatory practices after the actions one of their waiters.
A Black couple received what they considered substandard service at The Vortex Little Five Points restaurant earlier this month after their waiter “seemed as if he hated his job and or annoyed he was serving black guests.”
The patron decided not to leave a tip but was then harassed by the waiter’s boyfriend on social media.
Details + the restaurant’s response below… Continue Reading…