Demonstrator sing along as the Mariachi Tapatio de Alvaro Paulino band performs during a demonstration across the street from the building that once housed the office space of Aaron Schlossberg, Friday, May 18, 2018, in New York. Schlossberg, a lawyer who was caught on video ranting against Spanish-speaking restaurant workers has been kicked out of his office space and faces a complaint from two elected officials. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Protesters target lawyer who ranted against Spanish speakers

May 18, 2018 - 7:23 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — A mariachi band has performed songs like "La Cucaracha" during a protest in front of the former office of a New York City lawyer caught on video ranting against Spanish-speaking workers.

The protesters Friday asked for the disbarment of attorney Aaron Schlossberg.

They sang along with the mariachi band and carried signs that read "Se habla Spanish" and "Racism, no Bueno."

A video clip of Schlossberg yelling at people for speaking Spanish in a midtown Manhattan restaurant sparked widespread outrage on Wednesday.

Schlossberg didn't respond to a call seeking comment Friday.

It's unlikely he heard the serenade. The company that runs the building Schlossberg uses as his law firm's address said Thursday that his agreement with it had been terminated because his actions "were contrary" to its regulations.

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