I don't care much about ghetto-style talent shows, but I think this Reverend needs to study some more.

Other critics said that the watermelon eating contest is a painful reminder of racially insensitive stereotypes.

"Watermelon, back in the days, was a good food for African Americans, according to the Bible, but at the same time, it had an attachment with slavery and bondage ties," the Rev. Carl Johnson said.

Eh, what? I don't recall any references to either watermelons or African Americans in the Bible.



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