Woman says Hobby Lobby's cotton display is offensive, gets blasted on social media

- A Texas woman was lambasted on social media for being “too sensitive” after she complained about faux raw cotton stalks being sold at arts-and-crafts chain Hobby Lobby.

Daniell Rider posted a photo of the cotton stalks on the Hobby Lobby Facebook page with the caption: “This décor is WRONG on SO many levels.



“There is nothing decorative about raw cotton…A commodity which was gained at the expense of African-American slaves,” she wrote. “A little sensitivity goes a long way. PLEASE REMOVE THIS ‘decor.'”

Rider tagged the location of the photo as Killeen, Texas. The post drew more than 234,000 reactions, nearly 21,000 shares and 216,000 comments as of Tuesday with most people criticizing the shopper for being too sensitive.

Read full story at FOXNEWS.COM

Copyright 2017 FOX 11 Los AngelesDownload our mobile app for breaking news alerts or to watch FOX 11 News | Follow us on FacebookTwitter , Instagram and YouTube.
 

Up Next:


  • Popular

  • Recent

Stories You May Be Interested In – includes Advertiser Stories