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'It's okay to be white' card found in diaper boxes purchased at Target

(RNN) - The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) said it received complaints in March from individuals who discovered white supremacist propaganda inside diaper boxes they got from Target.

According to the ADL, a Target customer in Washington, D.C., opened a box of diapers and found a card with the words “It’s okay to be white,” printed.

On the opposite side of the card, the ADL said there were references to numerous white supremacist websites and groups.

A second card was found in a package in Florida and sent to the ADL.

According to reports, Target has since located and fired the employee, and issued the following statement on Tuesday.

"We sincerely apologize to guests who received an inappropriate message in their Target purchase and thank them for calling it to our attention," a company spokesperson told reporters. "After being made aware of the situation, we immediately launched a thorough investigation to address the concerns and put a stop to it."

The ADL reports that it is illegal to tamper with a consumer product that is sold in interstate commerce according to Federal law.

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