Lawsuit: Restaurant Asked Black Man To Prepay For Meal, Did Not Ask White Customers To Do The Same

October 29, 2015

A lawsuit says that an African-American man was asked to “prepay” for his meal at Elmer’s Restaurant in Vancouver last year. Brian Eason, a Multnomah County sheriff’s deputy and a local realtor, went to eat breakfast at Elmer’s in December 2014.