Attention, Black Walmart Shoppers

A NJ location of the discount chain makes a startling announcement


Chances are it was probably a nasty prank, but imagine how black shoppers at a Walmart in Washington Township, N.J. felt when they heard this announcement Sunday night on the public address system:

"Attention Wal-Mart customers: All black people leave the store now," a male voice calmly announced to the entire store.

Officials of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. are reviewing security tapes trying to determine who used the southern New Jersey store's public-address system to make this ridiculous announcement.

First Black Barbie gets marked down at a Louisiana Walmart, now this. Not a good look at all for the big box retailer. At least two people who were there when the announcement was made plan to boycott. How do you think it should be handled?

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