Racist Man Sues Grocery Store For Forcing Black Man To Bag His Groceries
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

black grocery baggerFrom The News Journal

A Texas man is suing a grocery store after he was banned for complaining about a black man bagging his groceries.

The man, Dewitt R. Thomas, was buying groceries. When he saw that the man bagging his groceries was black, he said: “Wait a minute, don’t touch my groceries. I can’t have someone negroidal touch my food. It’s against my creed.”

The cashier reportedly yelled at him and ordered him out of the store.

Thomas returned to the store two days later and said he didn’t want a “negroidal” touching his groceries.

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