No X, No Service

Photo by Nick Karvounis on Unsplash

In a global pandemic, you would think restaurants would hesitate to turn people away.

But exactly that happened when an unnamed black woman with her nine-year-old son tried to get a table at Ouzo Bay in Baltimore last week. They were turned away because the nine-year-old was wearing…shorts.

A child wearing shorts in Baltimore in June. The stated policy was athletic wear.



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Jennifer R. Povey

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