Black Woman Tries To Take Down Restaurant After Alleging Racist Incident

Black Woman Tries To Take Down Restaurant After Alleging Racist Incident


One woman has launched a crusade against a Washington D.C. tavern, claiming employees at the establishment were racist when they asked her to adhere to a 90-minute seating policy.

The criminal act of racism? Kristi Riggs, who is black, claims a server and a manager pressured her to vacate her table after 90 minutes in compliance with their pandemic policy to keep guests moving since D.C. guidelines restrict restaurant capacity. At the time of the incident, which reportedly occurred on Feb. 26, D.C. restaurants under Democrat Mayor Muriel Bowser were only permitted to operate at 25 percent capacity.

Riggs, however, compares herself to the modern-day Rosa Parks, an icon of the mid-20th century civil rights movement who was arrested for declining to give up her seat on the bus in Montgomery, Ala.

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“I was Rosa Parks at Martin’s Tavern in Georgetown,” Parks self-righteously told the Washington City Paper. “I was made to get up and leave the restaurant so

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