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Walmart Apologizes for Selling Celebration Edition Juneteenth Ice cream

American multinational retail corporation’s attempt to celebrate Juneteenth with new ice cream didn’t go over so well. The retail company apologies for selling the celebration edition ice cream under its Great Value Lable. The branding brought many backlashes on social media.The red velvet ice cream’s packaging stated, “Share and celebrate African-American culture, liberation, and eternal optimism.” Walmart spokesperson added that the Juneteenth event is “a celebration of freedom and independence.

The company has received feedback that a few things have caused some of our customer’s anxiety, for which we regret.” We’re going over our inventory and will delete things as needed.Other Juneteenth-themed items that appear to be on sale, according to a tweet, include party plates. One Twitter user claimed that the ice cream illustrated why the product is so pricey “It’s vital to have a diverse collection of individuals at the table when making crucial business decisions.

You’ll make costly and stupid mistakes if you don’t.Users on Twitter are urging Target customers to purchase Black-owned Creamalicious Ice Cream. The Juneteenth ice cream was discovered by WRAL-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina. The shop clerk said that when a reporter attempted to purchase it, however, it was “unavailable for purchase.” They are tossing the ice cream away.

After President Joe Biden signed a bill last year, Juneteenth is officially a federal holiday. It is the earliest US commemoration of the abolition of slavery, commemorating the day in 1865 when Union forces landed in Galveston, Texas, to notify locals that the Civil War had ended and slavery had been abolished. African-Americans and others have historically celebrated the occasion with celebrations, picnics, and gatherings of family and friends, much like the Fourth of July.

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