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FROM: The Real Afrikan Truth –
Believe it now…?
They have officially lost my business. Pass this to as many people you can. We will not go backwards, but continue to press forward.. In this day and age, racism and ugly stereotypes continue to rear its ugly head. The recent Gates case, the Boston police officer calling Gates a “banana eating jungle monkey”, and others are strong examples. Racism and negative stereotypical portrayals of African Americans comes in many forms.

John Taylor and his wife, Donna who live in North Carolina , recently went in to COSTCO in Greensboro and could not believe what they saw perched on the shelf for sale. As the photos show, the baby doll is being hugged by a monkey and the doll has a cap on its head that says ” lil ‘ monkey!”

They have lodged complaints with the COSTCO Corporate HQS and while their efforts succeeded in getting the doll pulled from the Greensboro store, the doll is still on sale in Winston Salem and likely in other locations… These dolls are in insult to us all and need to be pulled from all COSTCO stores or wherever they are being sold.

COSTCO also owes their customers an apology. I hope you are as outraged as I am and if so, call COSTCO HQs and demand that this product be removed from their shelves without delay.

It is the “Cuddle Baby” product #404860 and the corporate headquarters number is 800-7742678.

Please feel free to spread the word to your networks to contact COSTCO and demand they stop selling this doll..


One response

  1. Note it says that ‘monkey has her own bottle, too!’

    October 3, 2012 at 7:38 pm

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