(WMC-TV) - A photo, posted on Instagram late Friday night, is causing a stir on social media.
The Mid-South Maze has been in the Memphis area for 13 years, but a photo taken at the maze is causing many residents to speak out. They are classifying the image as offensive and controversial.
"The issue is you have a Caucasian man with a young boy, not even an African American boy, but a young boy with black face. [It's] almost like minstrel times just hanging from a noose. It's something that shouldn't be tolerated," stated concerned visitor Timothy Moore.
Mid-South Maze owner, Chris Taylor, said this is the first he has ever heard of the possible controversy.
"It's a medieval scene out in a corn maze. There's a little bit of black makeup on his face. He sometimes wears a mask, but it's more camouflage," said Taylor.