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Target apologizes amid backlash for 'baby daddy' Father's Day cards

4 monthes ago   |   By WLKY

One social media user called the card “an insult to black fathers and a slap in the face to the African-American community as a whole.”
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Target Is Sorry It Sold ‘Baby Daddy' Father's Day Cards Featuring a Black Couple

Target Is Sorry It Sold ‘Baby Daddy' Father's Day Cards Featuring a Black Couple

4 monthes ago   |   By Fortune

Some shoppers were in for a surprise when they went to their local Target tgt looking for a Father's Day card in the past couple weeks.
Across many of its stores, Target was carrying an American Greetings card depicting an African-American couple with the words "Baby Daddy" overlaid over them.
The card, which was first called out by Facebook user Takeisha Saunders for being the only card depicting an African-American couple and using a culturally insensitive term, is due to be removed from about 900 Target stores .
Seriously Target ???? Baby Daddy is not a term of endearment. This is an...
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