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CITIES ARE BEGINNING TO BAN ETHNIC FOOD TRUCKS

CITIES ARE BEGINNING TO BAN ETHNIC FOOD TRUCKS

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Taco truck owners in New Orleans, Louisiana are accusing local officials of singling out Hispanics after the City passed a law banning certain kinds of mobile food vendors. According to the Boston Globe, local politicians “have long turned a blind eye to whites and blacks peddling shrimp out of pickup trucks and snow cones on the street [but] recently outlawed the rolling Mexican kitchens, calling them an unwelcome reminder of what Hurricane Katrina brought.”

(Source: MUN2)

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