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Kamala Harris shouts “shrimp and grits” as reporter asks about Hamas ceasefire deal in Gaza as she leaves Detroit restaurant

Vice President Kamala Harris dodged reporters on the campaign trail Monday, creating another awkward moment as she left a restaurant in Detroit, Michigan.

Harris made a campaign stop at Joe Louis Southern Kitchen to order food, but wouldn’t let reporters join her in the establishment.

As she walked briskly out of the restaurant with what appeared to be a bag of takeout, a reporter shouted a question about the details surrounding the terrorist group Hamas’ acceptance of a ceasefire. in Gaza.

‘Shrimp and Grits. Did you want to know? Shrimp and grits, Harris said quickly without stopping and jumping into a waiting SUV.

Kamala Harris shouts “shrimp and grits” as reporter asks about Hamas ceasefire deal in Gaza as she leaves Detroit restaurant

Harris made a campaign stop at Joe Louis Southern Kitchen to order food, but wouldn’t let reporters join her in the establishment.

As she walked briskly out of the restaurant with what appeared to be a bag of takeout, a reporter shouted a question about the details surrounding the terrorist group Hamas' acceptance of a ceasefire. in Gaza.

As she walked briskly out of the restaurant with what appeared to be a bag of takeout, a reporter shouted a question about the details surrounding the terrorist group Hamas’ acceptance of a ceasefire. in Gaza.

The vice president was visiting Detroit, Michigan, on Monday to highlight economic opportunities for Black businesses.

The popular Joe Louis Southern Kitchen is a Black-owned business that serves a breakfast and lunch menu.

The menu includes Cajun Smoked BBQ Turkey Leg, Breakfast Skillets, Specialty Pancakes, Chicken and Waffles, and Creole Shrimp and Grits.

“We all know that black entrepreneurs do not lack ideas and ambition, but they often lack the capital needed to turn an idea into a thriving business,” she said during a speech.

US Vice President Kamala Harris speaks as she begins nationwide 'economic opportunity tour'

US Vice President Kamala Harris speaks as she begins nationwide ‘economic opportunity tour’

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris speaks as she begins a nationwide

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris speaks as she begins a nationwide “economic opportunity tour” in Atlanta, Georgia.

Harris was joined by Acting Secretary Julie Su and Deputy Small Business Administrator Dilawar Syed, as well as U.S. Secretary of Energy and former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm for his speech.

She noted that black business owners were three times less likely to apply to banks for loans for fear of being turned down.

Harris encouraged more federal spending on new programs to help community banks make more business loans.

She also pledged to address “disparities” in the housing market to boost Black homeownership.

“Due to a lasting legacy of structural inequities such as segregation, redlining, and so-called urban renewal, Black Americans today are 40 percent less likely to own a home,” she declared.

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