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Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Cracker Barrel Refuses Service to Chris Rock’s MOTHER?!

posted by on October 17 at 13:55 PM

That’s what she and Al Sharpton say, and they’re threatening to sue.

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Cracker Barrel is to racism what Scott Weiland is to smack.

Posted by matthew fisher wilder | October 17, 2006 2:06 PM

On the other hand, the presence of the Reverend suggests "setup".

Posted by Fnarf | October 17, 2006 2:11 PM

Of course. It's all in the name. Crack Bar; Barrel of Crackers. They treat their employees like shit too, so fuck 'em.

Posted by ex-cracker-bitch | October 17, 2006 2:24 PM

Fnarf's cynicism can't be dismissed; check this phrasing from the news report: "Civil Rights activist Al Sharpton and Rose Rock, the mother of comedian Chris Rock, will announce Wednesday they may file a lawsuit against the Cracker Barrel restaurant chain for refusing to serve black customers."

So, they're pre-announcing the announcement of a possible lawsuit? That's almost as stinky as Tawana Brawley smeared with all those racist policemen's poo.

Still, someone could tell me Cracker Barrel was hosting Friday-night lynchings and I'd believe it, so we shall see...

Posted by David Schmader | October 17, 2006 2:25 PM

As a reminder, Cracker Barrel fired all of their gay-appearing waiters some time back in the 90's. I'd like to claim I've boycotted them ever since, except I never would have eaten there in the first place.

Posted by DrewVSea | October 17, 2006 2:40 PM

Well, it is called 'Cracker Barrel,' isn't it?

Posted by Southernfried | October 17, 2006 3:02 PM

Oprah ate there on her road trip on the show yesterday. Is she still black?

Posted by Angel | October 18, 2006 8:10 AM

WTF IS Cracker Barrel, anyway? It sounds like a joke name. Is that some kind of chain restaurant that I've been fortunate enough not to encounter so far?

Posted by Geni | October 18, 2006 12:06 PM

Where's the white version of Al Sharpton? The next time I don't get service in a restaurant b/c of a shift change -- which happens to *all* races of people -- and I get so pissed off that I actually take the time to complain to a government agency about it, and they don't respond to my complaint -- which again happens to *all* races -- I hope the the champion of my race will come forward and make it a national headline about how I was wronged. People, get over yourselves.

Posted by J | October 19, 2006 8:11 AM

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