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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. […]

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