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    Chipotle is apologizing after NFL linebacker Darius Leonard says he was a victim of discrimination when he was told to leave a restaurant in Florence, South Carolina.According to Leonard, his group was finishing up their meal when they were asked to leave by the manager.In an Instagram post Thursday, the Indianapolis Colts player said he was with three other Black men and a biracial woman. He said they were finishing up their meal when the manager approached them. The manager said a white customer allegedly felt threatened.Leonard said he and his group had no interactions with the customer."A white guy said that we were verbally abusing him, talking trash to him. and, you know, it was basically a lie," Leonard...
    Indianapolis Colts linebacker Darius Leonard put a South Carolina Chipotle on blast after he and his friends were allegedly kicked out of the eatery for talking about Black Lives Matter.  Leonard, 24, detailed the incident in an Instagram video on Thursday, saying he was recently eating at a Chipotle in Florence with four friends when a white customer accused him of being verbally abusive, PEOPLE reports.   The irate customer took his grievance to management. Moments later, Leonard said a manager approached him and his non-white friends and served up a “terrible attitude.” The athlete said the manager was “very disrespectful” and threatened to call the police.  READ MORE: Rudy Gay opens up about being racially profiled, NBA return View this post...
    (CNN)Indianapolis Colts linebacker Darius Leonard said he was asked to leave a Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurant in South Carolina after he became the target of a lie because of the color of his skin.The 24-year-old, along with three other Black men and a mixed-race woman, was eating at one of the fast-casual chain's locations in Florence, he explained in an Instagram video posted Thursday.Institutional racism contributes to Covid-19s "double whammy" impact on the Black community, Fauci saysToward the end of their meal, Leonard said in the video, a manager approached the group "with a terrible attitude" to ask if there was a problem. The manager said a White customer had said Leonard and his group were "verbally abusing him" and...
    Indianapolis Colts linebacker Darius Leonard said he, three other Black men, and a woman of mixed race were kicked out of a Chipotle in Florence, South Carolina, after a customer accused them of "verbally abusing him." Leonard said the alleged abuse never happened, but the restaurant manager kicked them out anyway and threatened to call the police.  Chipotle is investigating the incident and suspended the store manager. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Indianapolis Colts linebacker Darius Leonard says he was kicked out of a Chipotle in South Carolina in an incident he described as racial profiling. Leonard said in a video posted to his Instagram on Thursday that he, three other Black men, and a woman who...
    Colts linebacker Darius Leonard said he and his family were kicked out of a Chipotle after being racially profiled on Thursday in Florence, South Carolina. The CEO of Chipotle said an investigation is underway after Leonard detailed the incident in an Instagram video. The 24-year-old Leonard, who is Black, said he, three other Black men and a woman of mixed race were sitting at Chipotle eating their meals when the restaurant’s manager came up to them asking if they had a problem. Leonard said the manager claimed a white man had accused them of verbally abusing him. “It was basically a lie,” Leonard said. “We basically got kicked out of Chipotle because of that. And they said they were...
    Colts linebacker Darius Leonard said he and his family were kicked out of a Chipotle after being racially profiled on Thursday in Florence, South Carolina. The CEO of Chipotle said an investigation is underway after Leonard detailed the incident in an Instagram video. The 24-year-old Leonard, who is Black, said he, three other Black men and a woman of mixed race were sitting at Chipotle eating their meals when the restaurant’s manager came up to them asking if they had a problem. Leonard said the manager claimed a white man had accused them of verbally abusing him. “It was basically a lie,” Leonard said. “We basically got kicked out of Chipotle because of that. And they said they were going...
    Indianapolis Colts star Darius Leonard said Thursday he was booted from a South Carolina Chipotle restaurant because he is black. Leonard, who is about to enter his third season with the Colts, said in a video posted to his Instagram that he was “eating with three other black guys and a mixed woman” when a white person allegedly told workers that Leonard and his family were “verbally abusing him” and “talking trash to him.” LEBRON JAMES BELIEVES NFL OWES COLIN KAEPERNICK AN APOLOGY Leonard said he and his group were sitting away from most of the other restaurant patrons. He said the manager of Chipotle was being “very disrespectful” to him and threatened to call the police. “That’s what being black in...