Protests Shut Down Arkansas Walmarts

National

Four stores closed Sunday as peaceful demonstrations calling for police reform and racial justice were held in their parking lots.

(KARK/NBC News) Four Arkansas Walmart stores shut down Sunday after dozens of protesters gathered at each location.

The protesters took over the parking lots as a way to fight racism at a different level. 

“It only took one hundred of us to shut down Walmart, we can hurt them without destroying stuff,” one protester said.

A Walmart spokesperson sent a statement saying: “We’re monitoring this situation closely and will continue closing stores as a safety precaution for our customers and associates. We recognize the important role we play in the Little Rock community and plan to reopen stores at an appropriate time.”

Read more: https://bit.ly/3e69PHp


More from MyHighPlains.com:

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Video Forecast

More Forecast

Don't Miss