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Kenny’s Home Cooking, a South Carolina restaurant, has landed itself in a hotbed of controversy after a patron noticed that their help wanted sign read, “Minorities need not apply,” and posted it to social media.
According to WYFF, the owners claim that the sign was not meant to offend and was simply a misunderstanding. The restaurant’s owner who is Japanese, said her husband, who is Korean, bought the sign on eBay. They thought the sign meant minors, not minorities.
ed what the sign meant, they pulled it down and posted an apology.
“Dear Customers. I am the owner Sue. I am really sorry for the sign that posted (earlier). I didn’t know what it meant. After I know, I took it off immediately. English is not my first language. And I never thought about it again. I sincerely apologize for (everything).”
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