GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — In response to a controversial incident at an Alabama Waffle House, a coalition of local activist groups are protesting Monday at the restaurant chain's metro Atlanta headquarters and calling for a national boycott.
Channel 2's Audrey Washington reports the activists are meeting with Waffle House officials inside the chain's headquarters.
The activists are calling for a nationwide boycott of Waffle House on Friday, nearly two weeks after the arrest of 25-year-old Chikesia Clemons at a restaurant in Saraland, Alabama.
Video of the April 22 incident shows Clemons, who is black, being thrown to the ground and having her breasts exposed during a scuffle with several police officers.
Waffle House released a lengthy statement, saying that after reviewing the video and interviewing witnesses, they believe the employee did the right thing by calling police. They continue to investigate.
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