Dallas Grant, the 9-year-old Black boy who was turned away from Ouzo Bay restaurant earlier this summer, held a children’s march outside the establishment over the weekend.
A video went viral back in June showing Grant and his mother, Marcia, being turned away by a restaurant staffer at the Baltimore eatery for wearing basketball shorts, sneakers and a t-shirt. That staffer claimed Grant was in violation of a dress code. However, Marcia pointed out that a white child was dressed in a similar fashion and was allowed to dine at the restaurant.
According to TMZ, about 70 people showed up in solidarity to march with Dallas. This comes on the heels of a pending lawsuit against Atlas Restaurant Group, the company that owns Ouzo Bay. Marcia claims the incident left Dallas traumatized.
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD OUR APP AND TAKE US WITH YOU ANYWHERE!
Atlas apologized for the initial encounter, firing staffers they said exercised poor judgement, but denied any discrimination.
Sign Up For Our Newsletter!
For The Latest News: Follow @Ã¢â‚¬ËœwolbbaltimoreÃ¢â‚¬â„¢
Students At Kansas High School Stage Walkout After Viral Video Shows Black Teen Suffer Racist Attack
Here’s How You Could Get A Free Lyft Ride In Maryland This Holiday Season
WJZ News Anchor Fired After On-Air Racially Insensitive Remark
The Maryland Zoo Will No Longer Offer ZooLights
Mayor Brandon Scott Officially Launches Reelection Bid
Texas Attorney Arrested For Allegedly Smuggling Ecstasy-Laced Paperwork To Inmates
Bishop Carlton D. Pearson Dies At 70 After Battle With Cancer
The Inner Harbor Ice Rink Has Returned