No Party for Carnival

As the tens of elderly Carnival Cruise Lines shareholders stood in line to enter the annual meeting, held today at the very swank W Hotel on South Miami Beach, they looked around at the dozens of young, black and otherwise out-of-place-looking people who invaded their usually quiet space. Apparently this meeting usually attracts 20 people. Today was different. After a lovely continental breakfast and visual scrutiny,I sat down inside the meeting room. One of the two gentlemen seated to my right said something about him being “security”. I asked if they expected any trouble, stifling a knowing giggle, when the [...]