Black male club patrons report being turned away at the door based on fluid applications of the dress code. Several said their shoes were the determining factor, when other non-black men were admitted wearing similar shoes. Max Faulkner
Black male club patrons report being turned away at the door based on fluid applications of the dress code. Several said their shoes were the determining factor, when other non-black men were admitted wearing similar shoes. Max Faulkner

Was it discrimination, or the dress code? Fort Worth took action — in 1979

April 17, 2018 06:47 PM

About Bud Kennedy

Bud Kennedy

@budkennedy

Bud Kennedy is a homegrown Fort Worth guy who started out covering high school football here when he was 16. He went away to the Fort Worth Press and newspapers in Austin and Dallas, then came home in 1981.

Since 1987, he's written more than 1,000 weekly dining columns and more than 3,000 news and politics columns. If you don't like what he says about politics, read him on barbecue.

Email Bud at bud@star-telegram.com