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Lawsuit Alleges Racial Discrimination At Phillips Arena

A former security guard is suing the NBA Atlanta Hawks and Phillips Arena accusing them of firing him because of his race. 

In his lawsuit, Samuel Hayes, III says security treated VIP guests differently based on their race. For example, Future and Drake had to go through metal detectors. Hayes also claims Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed's security detail requested to bypass security to attend a concert. 
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