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People Offended By Background Graphic In Wheel Of Fortune's "Southern Charm" Week

By Collin Gossel

In a promo to promote "Southern Charm Week" on Wheel of Fortune, Pat Sajak and Vanna White appeared in front of a backdrop which  appeared to feature black slaves working on a southern plantation. Yes, this is a real picture someone had to sign off on before it appeared on  National Television:

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Viewers were understandably unhappy:

Someone please tell me why @WheelofFortune has slaves in their "Southern Charm Week" images? pic.twitter.com/IPCFo9wh1b

— Joshua Itiola (@joshitiola) June 16, 2017