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Closed to all, discriminatory to some? (access required)

NAACP motorcycle

The NAACP is suing a North Myrtle Beach restaurant under the Civil Rights Act, saying that the restaurant closed down for “renovations” for several straight years during Black Bike Week, a motorcycle festival predominantly attended by African-Americans. It claims that the closures were motivated by racial prejudice, and that no actual renovations occurred during any of the weeks the restaurant was shut down.

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