What do you do when your "look" is perceived to be a hindrance and closes of access..There are Black and White cases (no pun intended) as in the case of Trayvon Martin ... but what if you could not get served, or were refused entry into a club based on your "look". What if t were your skin color; Your sexuality.
What of those that say the club has a right to set a vibe... where ishould teh line be drawn?
NY night club dress codes have always been a grey area matter. However what if you suspect Racism, or gender discrimination... what if it were size discrimination? What if it were your sole source of income?
She wanted to leave her job… but like many she needs to be able to pay her bills till while she works on her dream. The problem She works as a hostess at a trendy NY Nightspot, Tips and salary are Great! She is extremely uncomfortable with the dress code. To be frank… she’s observed the latent Racism, and “Popularity’ based on “model” look.
It says a lot that she noticed it, Felts instinctively that its discriminatory and is torn!
Few would including the friends she hangs out with! While she gets in she is still conscious of the damage to the ego of young men and women who want to fit it and Abhors the bullying…
She has noticed that the door men are selecting on Skin color… separating groups of young people dressed similarly especially with the young women. White model types get in first, Model looking black girls next, Regular whites and mixed race….. the dark skinned females seldom make it in unless they are “Model Types”
Here's the thing fashion blogs and site applaud such behaviour...
Even within groups of the same race the line is "Wealth" ... "Upsacle... is the preferred word! then. I challenged her aas i would you to learn her rights and what can be done...
always a teacher i advised "Google It" or call 311
how to handle suspected racial discrimination at entertainment venues "- Google Search http://j.mp/GNnaxq
But seriously what would you do ... with right comes responsibilities, I wonder... did no one notice a man following a child what if it were a white youth and a Black male would teh neighbors have heard calls for help and done nothing!
What do you do when you are teh individual given special priveldges in discrimination... do you slide through or stand up?