Black soldier says her reservations were refused at white Florida restaurant because of race

May 1996
Jet;5/6/96, Vol. 89 Issue 25, p39
Reports that state officials in Merritt Island, Florida are investigating the complaints of Connie Brinson, a Black Army soldier, against the manager of Quincy's Restaurant in Florida. Allegation that the manager refused her request for reservation for lunch but granted the same request to her white colleagues.


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