California Breakfast Spot Sambo’s Will Change Its Name Following Community Demands

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  • June 9, 2020
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Santa Barbara restaurant agrees to change racist name

Santa Barbara restaurant Sambo’s, the last remaining location of a breakfast chain dating back to 1957, is changing its name — a derogatory racial epithet used for Black and mixed-Black indigenous people — amid protests against police brutality and racism across the country, Today reports.

The restaurant’s founders, Sam Battistone Sr. and Newell Bohnett, originally derived the name by combining their nicknames “Sam” and “Bo.” But for decades, SFGate reports, “the walls

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