Outrage and calls for a boycott of a Washington D.C. sports bar have ensued after video footage of a young Black woman being dragged down the establishment’s steps has gone viral.
According to Newsweek, 22-year-old Keisha Young was dragged down a flight of stairs inside popular gay establishment, Nellie’s Sports Bar, by a security guard who reportedly believed the woman had brought a bottle of alcohol into the venue on Saturday (June 12).
Video of the incident was taken by a bystander at the bar and shared to Instagram on Monday by Young’s mother.
“I DO NOT PLAY WHEN IT COMES TO MY DAUGHTER YO!!” Tammy Young captioned the 54-second clip. “YOU SEE HOW YOUR SECURITY GUARDS DRAGGING MY DAUGHTER DOWN THE F***N STEPS AND YES MY NIECE AND NEPHEWS JUMPED IN TO SAVE HER YOU WILL BE HEARING FROM MY LAWYER.”
Tammy Young told Newsweek she and…