Boston club fined, apologizes for discriminating against black Harvard students

Boston club fined, apologizes for discriminating against black Harvard students


Posted by Milton Valencia February 25, 2011 11:56 AM
By Milton J. Valencia and John R. Ellement, Globe Staff



FULL STORY HERE
http://www.boston.com/news/local/breaking_news/2011/02/boston_nightclu.html?p1=News_links

BLACKSTONIAN EDITOR’S NOTE:

Read the full story for the blow-by-blow including statements from City Councillor Ayanna Pressley as well as the actual Apology that is now public.

We pulled a few tasty tidbits here from the article to emphasize what we believe is the underlying and true feeling on the subject matter which is unapologetic and unbridled racism.

excerpted from Globe article:
Last fall, speaking on behalf of the nightclub, George K. Regan Jr. told the Globe “there were a lot of people in line known to police and police and security circles as bad people, OK? They probably couldn’t spell the word `Harvard.”….



…. In a telephone interview today, Regan bristled at being blamed for the comments he made at the request of the club’s owners last fall when the issue gained media attention and the attention of Boston City At-Large Councilor Ayanna Pressley.

“I apologize for nothing,’’ Regan said. “I personally don’t happen to frequent the Cure Lounge. The facts that were related to the media I was told by the owners, who happened to be there.’’
Regan added, “they’re obviously under a lot of pressure from the attorney general’s office. They have a (nightclub) license to protect. Good luck to them. I did nothing but repeat what I was told by the owners.’’


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