Texas restaurant defends ‘racist’ sign that says ‘Coon Chicken Inn’ with a man in blackface by suggesting it is ‘a symbol of American history’

A Texas restaurant defended a sign that was deemed racist by users on social media.

The Lubbock food joint, Cook’s Garage, has displayed the sign in the front of the restaurant that reads: ‘Coon Chicken Inn’ in the teeth of a black-faced man.