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More facts about Elmwood Cafe racist incident

Robert Lauriston | Feb 4, 201506:13 PM

"The Elmwood Café employee who was fired after making a remark that was construed as racist did not just tell the comedian W. Kamau Bell to 'scram.' A customer had approached her to report that a man outside was harassing customers, which prompted her to tap on the window and indicate to Bell to 'stop selling.'

"But even though her words, which were likely not heard by Bell, were less inflammatory than the comedian recounted on his website, the employee was fired because she did not try to solve the problem or report it to management ..."

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