UPDATE: Man Behind “Whites Only” Stickers Says They Are Critique Of Gentrification [VIDEO]

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A lawyer has come forward to claim responsibility for the “exclusively for white people” stickers posted in several Austin, Texas businesses during the city’s popular South By Southwest (SXSW) festival last week.

In a video posted last Thursday, Adam Reposa says that the words on the stickers are not the problem, but the fact that East Austin is ?turning into whites only? because of gentrification is, though he doesn?t use that word.

RELATED: Austin Mayor Outraged Over “Whites Only” Sticker During SXSW

As reported by NewsOne, all heck broke loose when patrons of at least six businesses saw stickers last Wednesday which read in part “Exclusively for white people. Maximum of 5 colored customers, colored BOH (Back of House) staff accepted” plastered on their windows. Austin Mayor Steve Adler released a statement saying the stickers were “appalling” and that the perpetrator would be dealt with.

Turns out that perpetrator was Reposa…

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