Walmart Takes Down "All Lives Matter" Products From Online Store
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Earlier this week, Walmart announced that they would be removing all "All Lives Matter" products from their online store, stating that they are trying to promote the “reality of racial inequity.”
“Walmart will stop the sale of ‘All Lives Matter’ merchandise on its website, noting that it is putting its emphasis on black people and other people of color whose lives are being ‘impacted by ongoing racial injustice,’ USA Today reported. “The nation’s largest retailer is removing the items which are sold by third-party sellers ‘indefinitely,’ after hearing from some employees and customers who were concerned about the meaning behind the merchandise.”
In a statement, Walmart said, "We fundamentally believe all lives do matter and every individual deserves respect. However, as we listened, we came to understand that the way some, but not all, people are using the phrase ‘All Lives Matter’ in the current environment intentionally minimized the focus on the painful reality of racial inequity."
Walmart will still promote Black Lives Matter products on their online store despite the fact that BLM is “a radical neo-Marxist political movement.”
The Daily Wire's Ben Shapiro responded to the announcement on Twitter, writing, “The Left has found a new way of implementing policy from the top down, without the use of government: simply pressure massive corporations to do their political bidding.”
“This is dangerous precedent, and adds to the continuing polarization of the country,” Shapiro added. “Are we now going to have politically segregated big box stores?”
The Black Lives Matter movement has made it clear that they are a radical movement and will do anything they can to make their presence known.
During an interview with Fox News host Martha MacCallum, Black Lives Matter leader Hawk Newsome threatened to "burn this system" down if he doesn't get what he wants.
The interview, which took place last Wednesday, started with MacCallum noting how Newsome supports violence to further his political goals.
“Obviously people watch what you say in that video, that you now want to shove legislation down people’s throats now that you have everyone’s attention, and you also have said that violence is sometimes necessary in these situations,” said MacCallum. “What exactly is it that you hope to achieve through violence?”
“Wow, it’s interesting that you would pose that question like that because this country is built upon violence,” Newsome responded. “What was the American Revolution? What’s our … diplomacy across the globe? We go in and blow up countries and we replaced their leaders with leaders who would like. So for any American to accuse us of being violent, it’s extremely hypocritical.”
Newsome bizarrely claimed that him using violence for political reasons was “self-defense,” saying, “it seems to be the hypocrisy of America that when black people start talking about arming themselves and defending themselves, the talk is violent, but when white people grab assault rifles and go to our nation state capitals, it’s all good.”
Newsome then tried baiting MacCallum by asking her what her stance was on the Second Amendment.
“The only reason I posed that first question to you the way that I did it, I watched you talking on a bunch of different interviews today and you said, ‘burn it down,'” MacCallum said. “You said it, ‘burn it down, it’s time.’ So that makes me think that you want to ‘burn it down.'”
“If this country doesn’t give us what we want then we will burn down the system and replace it,” Newsome replied. “All right. And I could be speaking figuratively, I could be speaking literally. It’s a matter of interpretation. Like let’s be very real and observe the history of the 1960s. When black people were rioting we have their highest growth and wealth and property ownership.”
“When people get aggressive and they escalate their protests, cops get fired, now, you have police officers, you have Republican politicians talking about police reform,” said Newsome. “I don’t condone nor do I condemn rioting, but I’m just telling what I observed.”
He continued, “I just want black liberation and black sovereignty, by any means necessary.”
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