TITLE

New York political corner

AUTHOR(S)
Paul
PUB. DATE
November 1999
SOURCE
New York Amsterdam News;11/11/99, Vol. 90 Issue 46, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Claims that New York City taxi drivers are racist and refuse to pick up Black passengers. Experience of Danny Glover who was refused service and filed a complaint with the city Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC); Author's surprise that majority of taxi drivers who refused Black passengers are non-white immigrants who experience racism on a daily basis; Fine imposed on a taxi driver convicted of racism.
ACCESSION #
2499574

 

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