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    Bakery Sues Oberlin After College Students Brand It 'Racist,' Accuse Owners Of 'Profiling'

    In November of last year, three Oberlin students - all minorities - were arrested after trying to shoplift from the bakery's wine selection, and then "punching and kicking the white shopkeeper," Allyn Gibson, according to an Associated Press report. Two of the students claimed that they were "racially profiled" by the shop owner, and that they'd simply come in to buy wine, albeit using a fake ID, when Gibson accused them of stealing.

    Not long afterward, the three students pleaded guilty to "attempted theft and aggravated trespassing" and pledged, as a condition of their plea agreement, to take back their claims that the store was racist for calling the police.

    But by the time the students admitted that they probably weren't profiled, the damage had already been done in the Oberlin community, according to a legal complaint filed by Gibson late last month. Students have staged a number of protests outside the bakery, and the Oberlin student senate passed a resolution claiming Gibson's “a history of racial profiling and discriminatory treatment.”

    Students asked by the Associated Press to provide evidence of Gibsons's supposed racism weren't able to, telling the paper, instead, that "Racism can’t always be proven on an Excel sheet."

    The lack of proof hasn't stopped students from reportedly boycotting the cafe, and, Gibson's claims student advisers and campus tour guides tell prospective students that Gibson's is racist. Gibson even alleges that school administration has participated in the protests, and that, after finding out students had stolen from the bakery, pushed the bakery's owners to drop the criminal charges and let Oberlin handle the incident instead of law enforcement.


    Bakery Sues Oberlin After College Students Brand It 'Racist,' Accuse Owners Of 'Profiling'
    We’re tempted to suggest a conspiracy here — but it’s just liberals agreeing yet again that conservatives have hidden, evil motives, because modern liberals simply can’t conceive of any other reason to disagree with the liberal consensus.

    “Moral precepts are constant through the ages and not obedient to circumstances.”

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    Quote Originally Posted by GURPS View Post
    In November of last year, three Oberlin students - all minorities - were arrested after trying to shoplift from the bakery's wine selection, and then "punching and kicking the white shopkeeper," Allyn Gibson, according to an Associated Press report. Two of the students claimed that they were "racially profiled" by the shop owner, and that they'd simply come in to buy wine, albeit using a fake ID, when Gibson accused them of stealing.

    Not long afterward, the three students pleaded guilty to "attempted theft and aggravated trespassing" and pledged, as a condition of their plea agreement, to take back their claims that the store was racist for calling the police.

    But by the time the students admitted that they probably weren't profiled, the damage had already been done in the Oberlin community, according to a legal complaint filed by Gibson late last month. Students have staged a number of protests outside the bakery, and the Oberlin student senate passed a resolution claiming Gibson's “a history of racial profiling and discriminatory treatment.”

    Students asked by the Associated Press to provide evidence of Gibsons's supposed racism weren't able to, telling the paper, instead, that "Racism can’t always be proven on an Excel sheet."

    The lack of proof hasn't stopped students from reportedly boycotting the cafe, and, Gibson's claims student advisers and campus tour guides tell prospective students that Gibson's is racist. Gibson even alleges that school administration has participated in the protests, and that, after finding out students had stolen from the bakery, pushed the bakery's owners to drop the criminal charges and let Oberlin handle the incident instead of law enforcement.


    Bakery Sues Oberlin After College Students Brand It 'Racist,' Accuse Owners Of 'Profiling'
    Nice to see them fighting back.Hope they win their suit.

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    Lena Dunham, an Oberlin alumnus, has been fist pumping for the students.
    “In times of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act” - Geo Orwell

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lurk View Post
    Lena Dunham, an Oberlin alumnus, has been fist pumping for the students.
    You sure she wasn't fisting students?
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    Quote Originally Posted by BOP View Post
    You sure she wasn't fisting students?
    You got it!
    “In times of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act” - Geo Orwell

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