8 min

Ikea picked all the stereotypical food for Juneteenth menu Can I Talk Now?

    • Society & Culture

In this episode an attempt to honor Juneteenth has backfired spectacularly for one Georgia Ikea. “To honor the perseverance of Black Americans and acknowledge the progress yet to be made, we observe Juneteenth on Saturday, June 19, 2021,” begins an email  which was sent to employees at the branch last week. “Look out for a special menu on Saturday which will include: fried chicken, watermelon, mac n cheese, potato salad, collard greens, candied yams.” The selection, including items that have historically been used to demean African-Americans through stereotyping,


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https://nickolasballard.com/
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In this episode an attempt to honor Juneteenth has backfired spectacularly for one Georgia Ikea. “To honor the perseverance of Black Americans and acknowledge the progress yet to be made, we observe Juneteenth on Saturday, June 19, 2021,” begins an email  which was sent to employees at the branch last week. “Look out for a special menu on Saturday which will include: fried chicken, watermelon, mac n cheese, potato salad, collard greens, candied yams.” The selection, including items that have historically been used to demean African-Americans through stereotyping,


***"Can I talk now is an uncensored platform for others to tell their stories. Can I talk Now does not endorse or any of the interviewers beliefs or values"***

https://nickolasballard.com/
Instagram: @canitalknow



Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/Nb21)

8 min

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