Joe’s Crab Shack removes lynching photo from restaurant

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Joe’s Crab Shack removed a controversial picture from a Minnesota table after two customers complained.

The historic photo embedded in the table showed the hanging of a black man for robbery and murder in 1895. He’s surrounded by a crowd of white people. It includes a word bubble that says, “All I said was I didn’t like the gumbo!”

The restaurant chain issued an apology statement and says they are taking the matter very seriously.

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