Black Taxi Driver Apologizes For Refusing Black Passenger | News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WUSA9) A 9 Wants To Know Investigation that airs Thursday at 11:00 tested DC taxicab drivers to see who would transport a black passenger to a destination in Southeast Washington.
We have now posted three clips showing the surveillance footage and confrontations with cabbies who refused to transport our WUSA9 employees to the requested destination.
The video attached to this story shows a black cab driver explaining why he refused to pick up a black passenger, but picked up a white passenger 100 feet later.
We've posted two other videos, and will continue posting clips for our undercover operation until the segment airs on WUSA9 Thursday night at 11:00 pm.
WUSA9 will publish the results of the entire test Thursday and broadcast the undercover video during Thursday's 11:00 p.m. 9 News Now.