Activists protest outside Westin Pasadena after video of allegedly racist encounter goes viral

About 30 protesters rallied outside the Westin Pasadena on Monday, calling for the hotel’s general manager to resign after a video of an allegedly racist incident at the hotel went viral last week.

In the video, posted to Facebook by Carle Wheeler, an African-American woman who was staying at the Westin, a white man admitted to asking her and her 5-year-old daughter whether they had showered before entering the pool because they might carry “diseases.”

The video began after the...

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