Democrat grifter Al Sharpton has threatened to “mobilize” against McDonald’s unless the fast food company complies with his demands.
The National Action Network, a non-profit group headed by Sharpton, is accusing the restaurant chain of racism.
Sharpton sent a letter to McDonald’s CEO Chris Kempczinski on Thursday demanding the fast food giant acknowledge complaints of racism in its employment, advertising, and franchising practices.
“We find it appalling and inexcusable that McDonald’s Corporation has not satisfied its differences with the black community,” Sharpton said.
“There are lawsuits brought by black franchises.
“Another case was brought by a black former executive over racial discrimination from the highest levels.
“We are also outraged at the removal of John Rogers, a well-respected business leader for the black community, from the board of directors.
“We unequivocally demand they immediately acknowledge and address these issues, or we will begin a national campaign around McDonald’s.
“You cannot sell black folks Big Macs and give us little justice.
“And let’s not forget the $10 billion lawsuit brought by Byron Allen over the fact that black-owned media did not get its fair share of McDonald’s supersized advertising budgets.”
“These retirements are consistent with the Board’s commitment to ongoing refreshment that maintains an appropriate balance of continuity and institutional knowledge with fresh perspectives among Directors,” McDonald’s said last month when it announced Rogers and Eckert’s retirement.
Meanwhile, Sharpton is also mad at CNN for firing Don Lemon, despite the embattled anchor’s horrific ratings and sexist comments.
Sharpton and Marc Morial, CEO of the Urban National League, issued a joint statement that said:
“We are completely stunned at the termination of Don Lemon.
“Throughout his career, Don has been a superb journalist who was very open to the civil rights community on issues others wouldn’t touch.
“Don’s voice has been invaluable to the conversation of how we become a more just nation.
“With the health of our democracy undergoing perhaps its greatest test, we cannot afford to silence his voice.
“We would like to know what he alludes to when he said there are greater things at play, which is why we urge for a full explanation as to why he was let go in such a fashion.”
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