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food carts

Racist Incident at Portland Food Truck Leads to Backlash for Unrelated Food Cart

The people of Portland keep mistaking Gharib Muhammad for another man who used a racial slur and threw a bottle of Gatorade at a customer.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.13.18
Portland
Portland

This Portland Bar Is Hosting a 'Reparations Happy Hour' Where POC Drink for Free

While there is cash handed out to attendees, organizer Cameron Whitten says that the distribution of money isn't really the point.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.30.18
RACISM
RACISM

The Internet Raised $1K to Send Taco Truck, Mariachi Band to Racist NYC Attorney

Sometimes, GoFundMe is good.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.18.18
texas
texas

Black Motivational Speaker Says Restaurant Called Cops Because He Refused to Move for White Customers

In a video shared on Facebook, a manager of Sambuca 360 is seen telling Wimbrey, "I don't like you."
Jelisa Castrodale
5.3.18
Ice Cream
Ice Cream

'Red Indian' Ice Cream Flavor Is Not Being Well-Received in 2018

An ice cream parlor in Michigan has been selling cinnamon ice cream under this name for 50 years. But critics now claim the name is racist.
Mayukh Sen
3.26.18
Detroit
Detroit

This Bar Banned All Irish People on St. Patrick's Day as a Social Experiment

The bouncer at the pop-up told people wearing green that the Irish were “lower-class citizens” who would “steal your jobs."
Jelisa Castrodale
3.19.18
Cheese
Cheese

WTF Happened to Government Cheese?

Does anyone remember that cheap dairy by-product that stunk up American kitchens from the late 70s to the early 90s with the stench of stinky gym socks?
Myles Karp
2.19.18
controversy
controversy

'Asian' Restaurant Changes Name After Charges of Racism and Misogyny

Somehow, they thought "Misohawni" would go over well.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.15.17
cereal
cereal

Man Faces Harassment After Alleging Racist Imagery on Corn Pops Box

Kellogg's is changing the design after criticism—but that hasn't stopped novelist Saladin Ahmed from becoming a target of "the anti-PC crowd."
Mayukh Sen
10.26.17
Religion
Religion

Muslim Family Visiting Alabama Finds Bacon in McChicken Sandwiches

If adding bacon to the sandwiches was a mistake, it was a mistake made 14 times.
Alex Swerdloff
8.3.17
RACISM
RACISM

Minnesota State Fair Apologizes for ‘Anti-Semitic’ Sandwich

The sandwich's name was allegedly meant to harken back to the "gangster era" of St. Paul in the 1920s.
Nick Rose
6.21.17
WTF
WTF

Pizzeria Accused of Racism Over Ridiculously Restrictive Dress Code

The restaurant/nightclub successfully banned almost all articles of clothing.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.3.17