Is USAirways Racist? Black Passengers Sue Over 'Hoody and Jeans' Issue
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

McCraig Warren and Miles Warren are suing US Airways for asking them to change out of their hoodies, jeans and baseball caps into slacks before boarding a first-class flight, Newsone reports.

The Warren’s, who are black, claim that they were informed of a dress code when they tried to pick-up their first-class tickets at the counter. They told passenger Michael Heffernan, who is white, that they were afraid they might miss their flight if they changed. When the Warren’s eventually boarded the plane they saw Heffernan and a friend sitting in first class wearing the same type of  casual attire they had been wearing before the airline asked them to change.

Read more at Newsone.

 

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Makkada B. Selah is a journalist based in New York City.


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