1.Juneteenth is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans. It is also often observed for celebrating African-American culture. Originating in Galveston, Texas, it has been celebrated annually on June 19 in various parts of the United States since 1865. Have you heard of Juneteenth?
2.The label on the red velvet cake-flavored ice cream red "Share and celebrate African-American culture, emancipation, and enduring hope," and featured two cartoon hands high-fiving each other. Photos of the ice cream began circulating on Twitter over the weekend, and many users accused Walmart of either attempting to profit from the holiday, of making an empty performative gesture, or both. Which do you agree with?
Walmart is attempting to profit from the holiday
Walmart is making an empty performative gesture
3."Juneteenth holiday marks a celebration of freedom and independence," the company said in a statement. "However, we received feedback that a few items caused concern for some of our customers and we sincerely apologize. We are reviewing our assortment and will remove items as appropriate." Do you think the items should be removed?
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