TIL of the Dew Drop Inn. It was a former New Orleans nightclub known for catering to Black audiences during the segregation era. Singers such as Ray Charles, James Brown, and Earl King once performed there. The club allowed white patrons and thus was sometimes raided for violating Jim Crow laws.

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  1. I got in a fight at a Dew Drop Inn. This one was outside Jackson, Mississippi. Pro-Tip: Be ready to accuse someone of being a communist at the drop of a hat.

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