Of course, it's only acceptable to do this to white people. According to the Mail (UK), the groups targeted areas they considered to "white spaces". Not just brunch spots, they even ended up protesting in the Apple Store in Berkeley.
Dozens of demonstrators today stormed restaurants and targeted white diners in New York and California as part of a 'Black Brunch' protest against alleged police violence.At least one of the demonstrators took to Twitter to proclaim her disdain for people who thought they could go out for a peaceful, friendly meal with friends or family. (Found here)
Carrying banners, the chanting protesters entered a number of venues in New York City that they identified as 'white spaces', including midtown eateries: Lallisse, Maialino and Pershing Square.
Once inside, they 'disrupted' customers' meals by reading out the names of African-Americans killed by police, including Michael Brown, 17, who was shot dead by officer Darren Wilson last August.
Addressing staff and patrons, they shouted: 'Every 28 hours, a black person in America is killed by the police. These are our brothers and sisters. Today and every day, we honor their lives.'
Of course they have the right to protest and say what they want, but those customers have their right to be left alone, and the restaurants have their right to run their businesses lawfully.
There was little in the way of push back, and some customers raised their fists in solidarity, possibly assuming they'd be