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Michael Colyar, 'Barbershop' actor, alleges racism at Dulles Airport

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An actor who appeared on the Showtime series "Barbershop" is alleging discrimination by United Airlines because he was removed from a flight at Dulles International Airport.

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TMZ reports that Michael Colyar was removed from his flight after getting into an argument with a flight attendant over space in an overhead storage bin.

Colyar, who is black, blogged that a flight attendant refused to let him put a suitcase in the overhead compartment so that a white passenger could use the space.

Sources tell TMZ that Colyar and the flight attendant argued loudly and that he became unruly.

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