Maybe it's the Rappers Fault.

Posted by DP | 4/16/2007 10:33:00 AM

Racial slur on sofa label stuns family



Mother had to explain to daughter, 7 origin of 'totally unacceptable' word on wrapping of furniture built overseas. When the new chocolate-coloured sofa set was delivered to her Brampton home, Doris Moore was stunned to see packing labels describing the shade as "Nigger-brown."...
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2 comments
  1. Anonymous April 16, 2007 at 11:46 AM  

    hat's just sick, I'm not sure what goes through people minds, I'm not sure where the obvious natural hate for everyone of color comes from. They say it's a select few, so does this mean that one or two bad apples have spoiled the bunch? What I would like to do is talk with my money, there needs to be a link with a list of companies that we as African Americans, should black list (meaning don't shop there).
    On this list we should name the company, how many of use have been discriminated against by that company, and in short what the problem was. First company I'm blacklisting is Vanaik Furniture.
    Can I get a heads UP?
    Boo

  2. Anonymous April 19, 2007 at 4:09 PM  

    I agree with you. It seems like the only thing that gets respect is money and we spend plenty of that. It makes sense to patronise people who treat you with respect, and for those who don't, leave them and their businesses the heck alone.

    And the company claiming they didn't know and bear no responsibility is ridiculous.