Racist note allegedly left for African-American family staying a – MSNewsNow.com


SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) – An African-American family came to Sarasota, FL, for a relaxing vacation. Instead, family members said they were victims of a racially insensitive slur at their upscale hotel when someone left a racist note in their room.

The family claims it’s a case of “vacationing while black.”

The incident occurred at the Art Ovation Hotel on North Palm in downtown Sarasota.

The hotel just opened earlier this year, marketing itself as Sarasota’s signature hotel of the arts.

The hotel has a rooftop bar that has become popular on the Suncoast. But one family said the hotel dropped the ball when it comes to hospitality.

“This is something in 2018 you don’t expect this kind of thing to happen,” Frank Davis said.

Davis, the president and CEO of The Horizon Group, said he and his family left the…

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