Walmart has had some trouble in the media for employees who were rude to customers and for their political statements of their employees. Now they are making headlines again for similar problems. The multi million dollar organization is now no longer going to be selling the controversial Black Lives Matter tshirts. The Fraternal Order of Police have objected to the retailer allowing it to be sold there.
The tshirts are sole on a website for the mega store. It is by the Connecticut based Old Glory Merchandise. The tshirts were deemed offensive and a brand that could tarnish Walmarts reputation. This was all written in a letter by FOP President Chuck Canterbury to CEO Douglas McMillon.
“I urge you to prohibit the use of the Walmart name and website for the retail sale of these products.”
Walmart responded to the letter accordingly and said they would pledge to ban the sale and cease to sell the “Bulletproof: Black Lives Matter” shirts. The entire incident and ordeal was discussed at length by Judge Alex Ferrer and radio host Jamila Bey on “The O’Reilly Factor.”
It would be one thing if Walmart was also selling pro police type shirts as well. In that case both sides of the aisle so to speak would have their materials being sold. But this is a clear indicator they would be picking sides in the Black Lives Matter argument. It’s justifiable why the Fraternal Order is upset and it is right they will be getting rid of it. They should never have had it in their stores to begin with.