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N.Y. bakery sparks uproar with Obama cookies

January 23, 2009  By New York Daily News


Jan. 23, 2009, NEW YORK – A Greenwich Village bakery owner has sparked outrage for selling "Drunken Negro Face" cookies in honor of U.S. President Barack Obama.

Jan. 23, 2009, NEW YORK – A Greenwich Village bakery owner has sparked
outrage for selling "Drunken Negro Face" cookies in honor of U.S.
President Barack Obama.

Ted Kefalinos,
who runs Lafayette French Pastry on Greenwich Avenue, made a batch of
the chocolate treats on Martin Luther King day, hoping to make his
customers smile.

Instead, he received complaints and crank calls, and neighbouring store owners say he should have known better. | FULL STORY

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