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Twitter Calls Out Kellogg's Over Racist Cereal Box

Katz: Hot Damn! Twitter's Right!

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Kellogg's will be redesigning Corn Pops cereal boxes after a complaint about racially insensitive art on the packaging. 

The snack maker said on Twitter Wednesday it will replace the cover drawing of cartoon characters shaped like corn kernels populating a shopping mall. 

What struck Twitter user Saladin Ahmed was that a single brown corn pop was working as a janitor operating a floor waxer. Ahmed took to Twitter on Tuesday to ask, "Why is literally the only brown corn pop on the whole cereal box the janitor? this is teaching kids racism."

WIBC host Tony Katz discussed the controversy Thursday, expressing shock upon seeing a photo of the box.

Katz:

I looked at the box. I stared at the picture. And son of a bitch! The only guy who is doing any work is brown!

Click below to hear Tony's full take on Corn Pops controversy:

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