July 26, 2020

McDonald’s and African Americans: it’s complicated, professor says

Washington (AFP) – Businesses have proclaimed support for the protests against racism towards African Americans happening across the United States, including perhaps the most iconic of them all: ubiquitous fast food chain McDonald’s. “Today we stand with black communities across America,” read a message posted in June on the brand’s social media accounts that listed the names of several African Americans killed by police and declaring: “He was one of us. She was one of us. They were all one of us.”For Marcia Chatelain, a professor of history and African American studies at Georgetown Universit…

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