03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Denver Public Schools Backpedaling After 'Insensitive' Effort To Honor M.L.K.

Denver Public Schools apologized Tuesday for what it called a "well-intentioned but highly insensitive" attempt to honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

Friday's DPS lunch menu, headlined "In Honor Of M.L. King," offered students "Southern Style" chicken and collard greens a meal that some say is an offensive caricature of black culture.

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