INSITE INVESTIGATION: THE DRAKE NIGHTCLUB!

LOOKING FOR SIGNS OF DISCRIMINATION AT ONE OF HOUSTON’S HOTTEST SPOTS!

The Insite has received so many complaints alleging the Drake Nightclub in Houston discriminates against minorities until it’s unbelievable. After hearing it so many times you start to take it as gospel. And believe me I heard it over and over again from email and by individuals in person. So with that in mind I decided to investigate for myself. I recruited some friends Saturday evening to go into the Houston establishment. We were all African Americans. I’d heard that African Americans are given an extremely difficult time at the door. One Asian guy also wrote me about facing discrimination at the club. Minorities say they’re asked for two forms of identification or they don’t get in. But before we could put our plan into action I noticed several Blacks getting in without a problem. When my group walked up to the front door there were no problems. The security guy and the doorman were both extremely courteous and almost unusually nice. When we got inside there were still no problems. Everyone was extremely courteous and accommodating. I did not find any signs of racism or bigotry at the club. So either one of the three things happen between all the complaints I received and my investigation: #1 There was never a problem of discrimination, #2 There was discrimination but management changed their policy or #3 we caught them on a night it wasn’t going on. What’s your opinion on The Drake and your experience at the nightclub!