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Retailer Responds to Concerns Incarceration Photos Remain on Sale on Walmart.com

posted by Louis Chan

Walmart Internment Photo ControversyBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Walmart is now confident it has removed the vast majority of photos of the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II from sale on its website.

The retail giant responded to concerns reported by AsAmNews that despite assurances the photos were being taken down, many remained.

“We … Read more

Community Issues

Walmart Removes Some Incarceration Photos from Sale

posted by Louis Chan
Walmart Incarceration Wall Art

Despite claims photos of incarceration camps have been removed from sale, this photo remains on Walmart.com

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

The Japanese American Citizens League says Walmart has agreed to remove photos of the incarceration of Japanese Americans from sale, although some photos remain on Walmart.com.

The group contacted the retailer along with … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Walmart Accused of Commercializing Incarceration of Japanese Americans

posted by Randall

Best selling author Jamie Ford is calling out Walmart for the sale of wall art depicting the incarceration of Japanese Americans.

The historical photos show happy go lucky prisoners enjoying life behind barbed wire. They were photos taken by government photographers hired to put a positive spin on a blight in U.S. history.

Read more

Chinese American

Amazon and Walmart Remain Silent on Racist Caricature

posted by Louis Chan
Amazon Stupid Shirt

This t-shirt remains on Amazon’s website

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Two giants in the commerce world have so far not commented about the use of a racist caricature featured on items they sell.

AsAmNews has reached out to both Amazon and Walmart, but have yet to hear back.

Walmart did apparently remove the … Read more

Blogs

May 7, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on UPDATE: Walmart Apparently Removes from Sale Novelty Item with Racist Asian Caricature

UPDATE: Walmart Apparently Removes from Sale Novelty Item with Racist Asian Caricature

posted by Louis Chan
Walmart button

This button featuring an offensive image was being sold on Walmart.com until AsAmNews brought it to our reader’s attention.

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

UPDATED: 7:30 p.m.: Within hours after being contacted by AsAmNews, Walmart.com appears to have removed a novelty button featuring a racist Asian caricature.

The previous link to the item is … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 16, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Fansided: Walmart Sells Jeremy Lin Doll as Carmelo Anthony

Fansided: Walmart Sells Jeremy Lin Doll as Carmelo Anthony

posted by Randall

Carmelo AnthonyJeremy Lin joins Los Angeles LakersYou know what they say. All basketball players look alike. Not quite, but somebody at WalMart doesn’t know that.

The retail giant has apparently confused former New York Knick Jeremy Lin with current Knick Carmelo Anthony. A doll on Walmart shelves that is being sold as a Carmelo Anthony doll looks more like Jeremy Lin, … Read more

Top Story

May 15, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on ABC7: Prosecutor says Wal Mart attacker targeted Asians

ABC7: Prosecutor says Wal Mart attacker targeted Asians

posted by Randall

WalmartProsecutors say a  woman in San Jose accused of  attacking a 4-year -old girl at a Walmart with a crowbar targeted the child because she was Asian, reports KGO/ABC7.

Witnesses say the girl was in a shopping cart when the attack occurred and that her father jumped in to protect the girl, holding the … Read more

Top Story

Nov 5, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Wall Street Journal: Momentum builds for increasing wages of garment workers in Bangladesh

Wall Street Journal: Momentum builds for increasing wages of garment workers in Bangladesh

posted by Randall

A government panel is recommending that Bangladesh increase the minimum wage paid to the country’s garment workers by 80 percent, reports the Wall Street Journal.

The recent tragic fires and growing labor movement had lead to the renewed push for a larger minimum wage.

Under the current proposal the minimum wage would … Read more

Top Story

Sep 5, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Buffalo News: Walmart Manager Fired following anti-Muslim Facebook Posting

Buffalo News: Walmart Manager Fired following anti-Muslim Facebook Posting

posted by Randall

Anti-Muslim Posting from CAIRA Walmart manager in Upstate  New York has been fired after being accused of posting an anti-Muslim rant on his Facebook page, reports the Buffalo News.

The posting showed two Muslim women with the caption ““Halloween came early this year … do they really have to … dress like that … your in my … Read more

Community Issues

Aug 10, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Curbed: New LA Chinatown Walmart to Soon Open

Curbed: New LA Chinatown Walmart to Soon Open

posted by Randall
Walmart in Beijing

Walmart in Beijing
Galaygobi

A huge Walmart sign has gone up in Los Angeles’ Chinatown, another signal that the controversial retailer is on track to open this month, reports Curbed

Community groups have been fighting the controversial retailer since it announced plans to open. Many fear it will change the character of the ethnic neighborhood. … Read more

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