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REALLY WALMART!? *EDIT*

Posted by Anonymous   + Show Post

My family and I live in a town down south that has a mix of Caucasian and African Americans. The majority of the people living here are African American. WELL, we went to walmart last night to get our tree decorations, stockings, etc. We went down the aisle that had the tree toppers so I could pick out an angel. The whole aisle had Angel, Santa, and a few other various toppers. There were at least 8-10 different African American Angels, with some African American Santas and Jesus as well. There was 1 Caucasian Angel topper and it was not what I was looking for, there weren't even any Caucasian Santas >:( I am SO mad at walmart right now. I don't care how many African American Angels, Santa's, etc. there are but PLEASE have a few that I can choose from as well!!! So to my question, do any of you ladies recommend anyone online to get decorations from? We live and a small town and if kmart doesn't have one were sol, since that is the only other store like that, that we have here. Thanks!!!



I think it is ridiculous that some people are acting like I am wrong for being upset. I just had someone call me a racist??? Really?! I am far from a racist. People are saying Oh well I'm sure African Americans have felt that way, etc. Ok, but THEY WOULD HAVE EVRY RIGHT TO BE AGGITADED AS WELL! I don't seem to be allowed though. My post was NOT made to be a mean racist post. I was sharing the experience I had at walmart last night and asking if anyone could recommend a good online store. I am so mad that I can't say ANYTHING anymore without being called racist. Jeeze. AGAIN, THIS IS NOT A RASICT POST SO GET OVER YOURSELVES. 


ALSO


I left walmart not ONLY because of there being no caucasian Tree Toppers. We had a buggy with various decorations. We weren't able to even find everything we needed and there was of course NO ONE working the lawn and garden section. We get up front to pay and buy a real tree, and we are told we can NOT buy a real tree up front, we HAVE to purchase it in the Lawn and Garden section, with a non existent cashier?! DH and I both at that point were mad, we didn't buy anything, we left our buggy and headed home. Is that a problem?? Some people seem to think so. Smh. 

Posted by Anonymous on Nov. 24, 2012 at 8:59 AM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Nov. 24, 2012 at 9:28 AM


Quoting MamaBear2cubs:

Maybe they ran out of the white ornaments? I saw some black toppers and black Santa but there was a good mix between the black and white ones. I would try going to a different store.

No there would have been empty spots where they would have been :( I wish we had another walmart but I live in a really small town, we don't really have much here.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Nov. 24, 2012 at 9:30 AM


Quoting indyb:

Maybe this is a silly question but if having an angel on top of the tree is so important to you then why can't it be an African American one?

Uhmmm.... because I am not African American?????

Anonymous
by Anonymous 7 on Nov. 24, 2012 at 9:30 AM
Just think how other colored people feel when they cant find the same races either. STFU AND MOVE ON
nverheyn2011
by Gold Member on Nov. 24, 2012 at 9:30 AM
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OOOH! Walmart bashing post!!

Yay!

WALMART I'M MAD AT YOU BECAUSE YOU DON'T HAVE TOE SOCKS ANYMORE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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ablessedlife
by on Nov. 24, 2012 at 9:31 AM
Quoting Anonymous:

I wonder if African American people have ever felt this way when walking though a store and seeing all the Caucasian things. 


Like when looking for a baby doll that looks like their dd, but all they find are blonde blue eyed ones.  


Yes, this makes me realize how people of other races must feel shopping sometimes....
nverheyn2011
by Gold Member on Nov. 24, 2012 at 9:31 AM

But I would shop around at say a Hallmark store or something. or online if there isn't a hallmark around you.

fallenstars
by on Nov. 24, 2012 at 9:32 AM
Go to a different store.....
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indyb
by on Nov. 24, 2012 at 9:32 AM

So what is there some kind of rule that if you're white you can only have a white angel on your tree?  I was not aware of this rule!

Quoting Anonymous:


Quoting indyb:

Maybe this is a silly question but if having an angel on top of the tree is so important to you then why can't it be an African American one?

Uhmmm.... because I am not African American?????


Jean8282
by on Nov. 24, 2012 at 9:33 AM

Yes and it is easy to set up. You do need a credit or debit card number on it but it is secure and once your account is set up you can take your card number off until you want to buy something.

Quoting Anonymous:


Quoting Jean8282:

Lol that sucks, I would try amazon.com

I know, I was so mad. I left my buggy full of the other decorations sitting in walmart and we left. Dh said we would just get our stuff from somewhere else. I will check out Amazon, never shopped on amazon before. Do I need an account?


Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Nov. 24, 2012 at 9:34 AM

I have honestly always seen a mix of both. I have never lived in a "All White" area, so all of the places I have ever shopped have been awesome, they have always had a good selection for both races. I think that this walmart is just catering more to African Americans because of where I live, here I am a minority, so that would probably explain them having more for African Americans. I'm sure in a predominately Caucasian area it would be the other way around. This walmart SUCKS period though. They don't even have tree skirts?! I was so aggravated with the whole shopping experience last night lol. 

Quoting sexychica25:

That maybe true, but lets be honest here. Which one do you find more of?

Quoting Anonymous:

All the stores I have ever been to before this walmart, have had items for both races. 


Quoting sexychica25:

I would love to know what Walmart that was, because its always the exact opposite in the store I visit. ~shrug~



Quoting scarletmeshell:

So you were so upset you just left?



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