February 21, 2013
Obama Chicken Ad by Whole Foods Outrages New Yorkers
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The sign outside the supermarket on Manhattan's Upper West Side, featuring an apparent caricature of Obama advertising an upcoming sale on whole organic chickens, outraged neighbor Woody Henderson.
"There are certain things that have been used to put down black people -- watermelon, fried chicken," he said.
A Whole Foods supermarket in New York has removed a sign that used a drawing of President Barack Obama to advertise a sale on chicken after complaints that the ad was offensive.