Joe's Crab Shack Apologizes for Photo of Black Man's Hanging

Two diners at a Minnesota Joe's Crab Shack discovered the photograph of a black man being hanged embedded in their table.
2:08 | 03/11/16

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It where claims that you get this establishment last night and they were disturbed. To find lynching imagery invading their table. We believe dads it's unacceptable. For a family friendly restaurants. Some have racist imagery depicting the lynching. And a a cartoon character. All I said it was I didn't like the gumbo and joking matter and so is filming the scent. So thick and it's doesn't let more absolutely knows that it had a date in the city in Texas gross that Texas. In the date of the times that lynching so we've researched it turns out you mentioned it. Two black men that were accused. Of robbing and murdering a white man. After we discovered the imagery we we talked to the manager and brought their attention. Explains a wireless relieving the establishment. Felt when it is about the offensive image. He uses he was apologetic and understanding. After we left the manager did call back did we do want it to trying to clear up the situation but saying that this wasn't executed. Execution. Rather than a lynching and it is somewhat. Explain to him that it you know back in those days they often put. You know small crimes on on African Americans. So that they you know they can justify this or eight or. In its that they were. He's done that someone would find humor in that image that they. In 2016. Yes claimants think I'm appalled leg. Don't understand why they think that this is some kind of joked that trauma that we endured on.

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