‘I was appalled’: Black customers say host told them to move

Ashley Smith wipes away tears as others talk about how she and others were mistreated recently at a Naperville, Ill. Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant. (Paul Valade/Daily Herald via AP) (Paul Valade/Daily Herald via AP)

Justin Vahl of Montgomery, IL and his wife, Mary, right, speak during a press conference Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 about how he was asked to move at a Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant in Naperville, Ill., because a nearby couple didn’t want to sit near blacks. (Paul Valade/Daily Herald via AP)

AURORA, Ill. — An attorney representing a group of black customers who say they were asked to change tables at a Chicago-area Buffalo Wild Wings because of their skin color urged the restaurant chain Tuesday to make wholesale changes to avoid a discrimination lawsuit.