Quanell X Postpones Roosevelt Lounge Protest

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Photo and video by Marco Torres
Sunday afternoon, Rocks Off ventured over to Roosevelt Lounge (5219 Washington) to witness what we expected to be a protest organized by Quanell X, leader of the local chapter of the New Black Panther Party. This event was in direct response to the club's alleged racist door policies that led to the arrests of two Houston Dynamo players on Feb. 4.

X states that the club owner has agreed to sit down with him sometime this week to discuss the incident and hopefully come to some sort of a compromise that will be in the best interest for both sides of the dispute, as well as for the community. He also noted that the initiation of a formal protest of the club will depend on the outcome of this meeting.

Nancy Shaddock, board member of Dynamo Charities, was also on hand to express her disappointment with Roosevelt Lounge and said she hopes to assist in creating a solution to this case.

See the video of the statement below:



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vannguyen12
vannguyen12

This is the fact that they are racist. We are professional Asian couple. We came there last night to meet a friend (Caucasian). Our friend got in OK 10 minutes before we arrived (he even wear tennis shoe). We arrived there 10 minutes later and they told us that the club are full (at 11:30). They said that we have to have reservation the table to be able to get in. Otherwise, they have early cut off time and not letting anyone in. We left and called our friend to let him know. He was very surprised because the club was not crowded and has a lot of room. He also noticed many people without table reservation came in after we left and hanging out at the bar. Well, this is very surprised for us since we live in US for 30 years and this is the first time it happen to us. We are willing to be the witness for any lawsuit or hearing case about this matter.

Dudley "Booger" Dawson
Dudley "Booger" Dawson

I don't know why we just don't have Gunnery Sgt. Hartman running the show.  We are all equally worthless in his eyes.

Khalil McMillan
Khalil McMillan

Racism is the use of power to manifest prejudice.  How does QX even remotely fit that definition?  White guilt/denial is truely something to behold.

Guest
Guest

How much is X being paid for this protest?

Josh
Josh

Quanell X is a bigot and an embarrassment to our city.

Khalil McMillan
Khalil McMillan

"Booger".  Trust me.  You dont want the military involved in civilian affairs.

Far2Tall
Far2Tall

Wrong.  Racism is the belief that inherent different traits in human racial groups justify discrimination.  And frankly you dance on the edge of it far closer than any other poster. 

Khalil McMillan
Khalil McMillan

How is he a bigot?  Please explain that to me.  Rush Limbaugh is a bigot and a race baiter.  Ron Paul was and may still be a bigoted/race baiter.  QX is at the most an opportunist.

Khalil McMillan
Khalil McMillan

Dewd.  Burned?  Vernon....it's Black History Month...go read a book, man.

Khalil McMillan
Khalil McMillan

No, crazy White man!.  Take your face out of the White defined dictionary.  Racism is prejudice plus power..  For example: "racial profiling"....

I have a million more examples.

Khalil McMillan
Khalil McMillan

You gotz nothin', Boogz Mazhoowah.  You just like to be a Roach/Troll.

Khalil McMillan
Khalil McMillan

Man!  Take your lips away from the Hater-ade.  You are a simpleton (plebian).  Read a book.  Minister Farrakhan wants Humanity to prevail.  Humanity is EVERY PERSON OF EVERY RACE!

Dudley "Booger" Dawson
Dudley "Booger" Dawson

Plebian is the best you can come up with?  Farrakhan would love to see white people just drop down dead.  So you are either a black supremecists or a complete idiot.  I'm hoping for the latter.

Khalil McMillan
Khalil McMillan

You are an uninformed human, "Booger".  Farrakhan is as bad as what?  The current GOP presidential field?  A hypocrite?  Go "Booger" yourself, plebeian.

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