Black employees mill about the integrated restaurant while the vicious attack goes on. Meanwhile, a group of African American gentlemen stand around laughing and filming it on their cell phones, acting as lookouts for the police.
The 2011 McDonald’s Beating comes 51 years after the “iconic” Greensboro sit-ins of the “venerable” Civil Rights Movement spearheaded the racial integration of privately owned restaurants and other public places in the Jim Crow South.
In Black Run America, a portion of the infamous Woolsworth lunch counter was acquired by the Smithsonian Institution for it could be displayed as a sacred relic in the National Museum of American History in Washington.
Just as Rosa Parks refused to sit at the back of the bus so that one day “Soulja Girl” could ride up front, the Greensboro Four refused to give up their seats at that lunch counter so that future generations of Americans could experience the wonders of “diversity” and “social equality” at McDonald’s.
Update: The Drudge Report is now leading with the story.