BOSTON-A group of friends are suing a Boston bar, Peggy O’Neil’s for discriminating against them due to their skin color.
The men, Cape Verdean a Hispanic and an African American claim that they were denied entry in to the bar they were going to to celebrate a friend’s birthday.
The Huffington Post Reports:
Later that same night, another group of African-American and Latino friends were told they didn’t “look like the type of people” the owner would allow into the pub, according to the suit.
The bar’s owner denies the lawsuit’s claims.
“Walk in the door and you’ll see right now, it’s a mixed crowd,” owner Caron O’Neil told the Boston Herald. “We’ve been here since 1963 and never, ever had a complaint like this.”