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Via: HipHopWired.com

“In NO way did i ever think that this was some cruel insensitive joke on behalf of Jeff Zucker and his comrades at NBC…”

After Roots drummer ?uestlove posted a picture on Twitter showing NBC network’s dinner menu in honor of Black History month, the Internet was up in uproar with cries of stereotyping and profiling.

As previously reported the menu in question offered fried chicken, collard greens and jalapeno cornbread in “honor” of the month and according to the chef who cooked it, Leslie Calhoun, not meant to be offensive.

Standing up for Calhoun ?uestLove says the picture of the menu he posted was meant to be “all in fun.”

To read ?uestLove’s full statement CLICK HERE