African Restaurant Biz Down

Kellita Whisnant has owned Mama Ti's African Kitchen in Brooklyn Park, Minn. for three years. Now that confirmed cases of Ebola have reached U.S. soil, she says business is down by about 50 percent. …[forced her] to cover up part of her sign and reconsider her Liberian-themed menu.

“This African name that brought people in before, is now hurting me…. We get the jokes, the ridicule."