Skip to comments.Wal-Mart Agrees to Stop Selling Controversial Black Lives Matter Shirt
Posted on 12/21/2016 6:06:45 PM PST by nickcarraway
Wal-Mart has agreed to stop selling T-shirts on its website that bear the slogan Bulletproof Black Lives Matter. However, the store says it will continue to sell Black Lives Matter merchandise that does not contain the word bulletproof.
According to the Washington Post, the decision was prompted by complaints from Fraternal Order of Police president Chuck Canterbury. On Tuesday, Canterbury wrote to Wal-Mart CEO C. Douglas McMillon, saying that the merchandise was an attempt to profit off racial divisions.
Commercializing our differences will not help our local police and communities to build greater respect for one another. Turning a buck on strained relationships will not contribute to the healing process, Canterbury wrote.
CNN reports that the merchandise was not actually being sold by Wal-Mart, but by a third-party vendor, Old Glory Merchandise, on the stores website. Old Glory owner Glenn Morell told CNN that he had decided to remove the Bulletproof Black Lives Matter. T-shirt from his store.
Old Glory Merchandise also offers shirts that contain the slogan All Lives Matter, Blue Lives Matter, and other pro-police merchandise along with the Black Lives Matter shirts.
This is the second time in as many years that the retailer has agreed to stop selling controversial, racially-charged merchandise. In June 2015, Wal-Mart agreed to stop selling merchandise that contained images of the Confederate flag.
Sam Walton doing 360s in his grave.
Whoever agreed to buy that in the first place needs to be
Dang! and I didn’t get mine! I wanted to wear it to our family reunion.
Everyone is seeing the writing on the wall.
Under a Trump administration, this BS is not going to be tolerated.
BLM is a radical arm of the democrat-facist party. F ‘em.
[ Old Glory Merchandise also offers shirts that contain the slogan All Lives Matter, Blue Lives Matter, and other pro-police merchandise along with the Black Lives Matter shirts. ]
Now, of course, any other shirt would have been racist and some sort of violation. Insanity not only rules, it is propagated.
There was one store (forgot where, Texas I think) that refused to pull those shirts.
there. fixed it. ...and so is the KKK. Go figure.
Probably mistaken reporting. These are just sold on the Walmart website in a similar arrangement to Amazon’s Marketplace.
For what it’s worth, Old Glory Merchandise stocks a huge variety of t-shirts and other clothing. They sell pro-Trump stuff along with BLM stuff.
Mighty white of ‘em. . . . oops
White Dollars Matter
What we are a witnessing is the left mainstreaming a hate group/domestic terrorist organization.
South Dallas or Houston, it has got to be.
I’m not going to bother doing the search right now but at the time Wal-Mart banned confederate flags, they were selling Black Panthers merch and other black separatist items.
They are still selling BLM items, just not THIS shirt.
What do you think "Che" shirts are?
I seem to recall that Wal-Mart even sold Che t-sh!ts but again not going to bother visiting their site tonight.
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