Costco pulls racist doll from stores

By David Edwards
Thursday, August 13, 2009 12:49 EDT
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ClickOrlando.com reported:

Wholesale giant Costco is pulling thousands of dolls from its store shelves after parents complained that the toys are racist.

The “Cuddle with Me” doll features an African-American baby that comes packaged with a plush monkey. A cap on the baby doll has the words “lil’ monkey” on it.

This video is from ClickOrlando.com, broadcast Aug. 13, 2009.

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David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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