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Obama Fried Chicken creates a stir

obamachicken_optTheir hot wings may be good.  But they are serving up plenty of controversy.

Not everyone is a fan of the Obama Fried Chicken joints that have popped up around New York City in predominately black neighborhoods. Councilman Charles Barron says, “It’s exploitative. It's like saying Obama is a watermelon lover.”

Barron is now planning a protest outside of the Brooklyn outpost. Another Brooklyn establishment cashing in on the name is the Crown Heights restaurant called Obama Flavor Caribbean Soul Food. Obama Fried Chicken and Pizza in Harlem is also under scrutiny.

However, one local argued, “I liked it even better...It is showing respect (to have) Obama’s name in the community.

Obama chicken joints under fire



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