Black people must leave, Walmart announcer says

(AP) - Customers at a Walmart store in southern New Jersey are expressing dismay after hearing thatsomeone used the public address system to order "all blackpeople" to leave.

As she left the store Wednesday, customer Sharon Osbourne ofWilliamstown said she considers Sunday's announcement "appalling,stupid and sad."

A male voice came over the public-address system that evening ata store in Washington Township and calmly announced: "AttentionWalmart customers: All black people leave the store now."

Management apologized. Officials with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. saythat it was "unacceptable" and that they're trying to determinewho made the announcement and how it happened.

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