Kentucky Man Erects Watermelon-Eating Obama Effigy
Black Enterprise Magazine July/August 2018 Issue

A Casey County Kentucky man claims the effigy of the president eating a watermelon isn’t racist, it’s “freedom of speech,” reports

“That’s my buddy,” Danny Hafley said. “He don’t talk. Don’t make no smart comments. If I had a dollar for everyone who stopped and took a picture of it I’d be a millionaire.”

Hadley says he put a watermelon in the mannequin’s hands because he “might get hungry standing out here.”

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Makkada B. Selah is a journalist based in New York City.