Walmart Customers Forced to Window Shop

Beauty can get ugly

A $0.48 comb could escalate into a lawsuit worth thousands of dollars.  Essie Grundy, a California resident, filed a lawsuit in California Superior Court in Riverside County.  The filing stems from several shopping trips Grundy took to Walmart, during which she succumbed to asking an employee to unlock a cosmetic counter. The beauty products behind the glass, Grundy argues, were specific to only African American use.  On one particular occasion, Grundy asked to see a $0.48 comb from behind the glass and was not allowed to physically take the comb until an employee walked it up to the register to be purchased.  Feeling racially attacked, Grundy proceeded with legal action. Read more