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California Woman Sues Walmart for Racism over Products in Locked Cases

Essie Grundy holds a Jan. 26 news conference alongside celebrity attorney Gloria Allred during which they accuse Walmart of discrimination for locking up African-American hair products PHOTO: WND/Screenshot

By Warner Todd Huston | 27 January 2018

BREITBART — A California woman is suing Walmart, claiming that the store’s policy to lock certain products subject to a higher rate of shoplifting inside glass cases is racist.

Essie Grundy is taking a Walmart in Perris, California, to court, saying she felt like a second-class citizen because items popular with black customers were locked behind glass doors, CBS Los Angeles reported.

Grundy explained that she originally bought a small comb in another Walmart outside her neighborhood and wanted to get more as gifts, but when she went to the location near her, she found the 50-cent items inside locked glass cases.

“I noticed all of the African American products was locked up under lock and key,” Grundy said at a press conference spearheaded by activist lawyer Gloria Allred. […]

2 Comments on California Woman Sues Walmart for Racism over Products in Locked Cases

  1. Blacks have been hitting their victimhood button for so long they completely miss the point. Black products are often locked up due to frequent five-finger theft which is a significant loss of revenue for the store. They should ask themselves what they need to do to change this perception. The only person benefitting from the lawsuit is the lawyer.

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