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Protesters gather at Vince's Crab House after owner's racially insensitive comments

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Posted at 1:39 PM, Jun 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-06 16:44:47-04

MIDDLE RIVER, md. — Today, protesters gathered outside of Vince's Crab House in Middle River.

Users on Facebook uncovered racially insensitive comments made by the owner Vince Meyer and others affiliated with the establishment.

In the comments, Meyer allegedly used the N-word and told another user "u would be a good slave if u had a better tan."

He responded to the backlash in a Facebook video saying "I can't apologize because nobody's going to accept it, I think."

Meyer says he was "demonized" and added "obviously my posts were offensive." He estimates his business has a 75% Black customer base.

The post received over 9,000 comments, one person commenting "You aren’t sorry for what you said, you’re sorry for getting caught."

Several plans for continued protests at Vince's have been posted to social media.