It’s like…

…kicking off black history month with an Amos n Andy marathon on the radio.

So how does Denver Public Schools mark this august occasion? By offering a lunch menu on January 15 — the same day the city hosts the 25th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Business Social Responsibility Awards — that’s billed as "In Honor of M.L.King," and features "Southern Style" chicken, collard greens and sweet potatoes.

Yesterday, DPS apologized for the menu, which was "highly insensitive in light of certain hurtful stereotypes still harbored in parts of our society," according to a statement posted on the district’s web site. Read More.

Although chicken and yams sounds delicious, I sincerely hope it wasn’t a black person who thought of this.

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Posted: February 2nd, 2010
at 4:50pm by Black Ock


Categories: not ninja-worthy,grub

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