Last week, Asheria Brown’s eldest daughter saw a white Kid Connection doll set at Walmart. Brown, who lives in Florence Kentucky, “wants to teach her three children their African American heritage…’went home and went to Walmart.com and found one set in white and one in Black.’ But then her jaw dropped when she saw the price of the Black doll set. ‘They were 14 dollars and 97 cents more expensive than the white babies,’” WCPO reports.
When contacted about this issue, Walmart released a statement, apologizing for the difference in prices for the two doll sets, which has since been adjusted.
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