#5: Joe’s Crab Shack apologizes for photo of black man’s 1895 hanging at table | The Charlotte Observer

Tyrone Williams and Chauntyll Allen said they went to Joe’s Crab Shack in Roseville, Minn., on Wednesday night for a friend’s early birthday dinner when they looked down at their table and saw it: a photograph, embedded inside of the table, depicting the public hanging of a black man.

“It had a cartoon character saying, ‘All I said was “I didn’t like the gumbo,’ ” in a joking manner,” Williams said at a news conference Thursday.

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