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A neighbor complained about a black kid selling hot dogs. But this story has a happy ending

4 monthes ago   |   By Think Progress

Somebody complained to city authorities when 13-year old Jaequan Faulkner opened a hot dog stand in front of his family's Minneapolis home.
The complaint echoes a zillion stories seen this year when people - white folks, in many instances - expressed outrage over African-Americans doing run-of-the-mill things, and called the police or other government officials to shut them down.
But that's not what happened , at least not this time.
The enterprising teen had opened his fledgling business, “Mr. Faulkner's Old-Fashioned Hot Dogs,” looking for something to keep him occupied during the...
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