Food Truck Set Ablaze After Owner Takes Stand Against Confederate Flag

July 30, 2015

The owner of the truck had been receiving threats for a month.

Late last month, PoBoy’s & Rich Chic’s Cajun Eats — a food truck based in Odessa, Texas, about four hours from El Paso — announced it would give patrons a free sandwich in exchange for a confederate flag. The notion was simple: Get confederate flags off the streets. And exchanging the controversial flag for a sandwich sounded a lot more peaceful to owner Rob Jenkins than talk of plans to burn them. He remains staunchly in opposition to the South’s famous flag. Jenkins told a local news station:…