I can see losers running to lawyers to get a jump on the lawsuits
Love the comment about Walmart needing to be more responsible, like the company really could have done anything about this, its like saying a company should be more responsible because they got hacked, or a rape victim should be more responsible for getting raped in daylight jogging in an open park
If there's money to be made someone will point a finger and sue. I'll be surprised if Sharptongue isn't all over this by the end of the day going for his pound of flesh
"All Black People" Asked to Leave S. Jersey Wal-Mart
Store is looking at security video to figure out who made the announcement
Updated 10:50 AM EDT, Wed, Mar 17, 2010
Wal-Mart officials are looking at security tapes after an announcement was made for "all black people'' to leave a store in South Jersey.
A man used the public-address system at the Route 42 store in Washington Township Sunday night and calmly announced: "Attention Wal-Mart customers: All black people leave the store now.''
Patricia Covington and Shelia Ellington were inside the store when it happened and told the Courier Post that customers and store employees looked stunned when they heard it.
"In 2010, I want to know why such statements are being made because it flies in the face of what we teach them [our kids] at home, and that's tolerance for people," said Ellington.
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Ellington and other customers let store management and police know they were upset.
They asked the store to use the same announcement system to apologize to customers that night, which it did.
Wal-Mart management called the incident "unacceptable," and said it's working to make sure nothing like this happens at any other stores.
Washington Township police and the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office are investigating the incident as a possible bias crime.
"I can't believe it in this day and age," Covington told the paper. "Wal-Mart needs to be more responsible."
Covington and Elllington are boycotting the store.