JACKSONVILLE Fla. Khalil Elbanna, a longtime Shoney’s franchisee in Florida and Georgia, is suing Nashville, Tenn.-based Captain D’s Seafood for alleged racial discrimination. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. district court here Friday, alleges that the quick-service chain, owned by Sagittarius Brands of Nashville, refused to approve Elbanna as a franchisee because of his Middle Eastern ethnicity.ACaptain D’s spokesman said he was unfamiliar with the lawsuit.Elbanna alleges that he was told ...
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