Nation: Most Embarrassing

A Ghanaian minister and his secretary walked into a Howard Johnson restaurant in Dover, Del., ordered orange juice—and were told to drink it outside because "colored people are not allowed to eat in here." That was four years ago. Since then, one African diplomat has been turned away from a Virginia drive-in theater. Another, with his daughter, was stopped at the gate of a Maryland amusement park. Last month, Dr. William Fitzjohn, charge d'affaires of newly emerging Sierra Leone, was snubbed out of another Howard Johnson restaurant, this one in Hagerstown, Md. In recent weeks, according to U.S. State Department reports,...