Joe’s Crab Shack Under Fire for Using Image of a Lynching as Interior Decor

March 11, 2016

A very poor design choice

Casual seafood chain Joe’s Crab Shack is on the receiving end of some extremely bad publicity this week, and it’s well-deserved: A couple who visited a Minneapolis-area location recently were shocked and disgusted to find a photo of a lynching displayed on one of the restaurant’s tables, reports CBS Minnesota.

Tyrone Williams and Chauntyll Allen sat down at a Joe’s in Roseville, Minn. when they discovered the decorative tabletop had a picture embedded in it “that depicted two black men being lynched by a white mob, with the caption next to one of the victims that…