An IKEA store in Atlanta is under fire after their Juneteenth menu featured “Fried Chicken” and “Watermelon” as it’s top menu items.
An employee told told CBS46, “You cannot say serving watermelon on Juneteenth is a soul food menu when you don’t even know the history, they used to feed slaves watermelon during the slave time.”
Per TMZ “The outrage led to 20 employees calling out from work. Word that workers were furious quickly began to spread at the store and it ultimately reached the store manager … who sent out another internal email apologizing. The menu was ultimately altered to include cornbread, mashed potatoes and meatloaf.”
ARTICLE SOURCE: newsthud.com