Lowe’s is facing heavy condemnation from all over the Internet, including celebrities who have taken to Twitter to denounce the home improvement company following its decision to pull its advertisements from a TLC show called “All-American Muslim.”
Russell Simmons, the chairman for the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding, has been vocal with numerous tweets regarding the issue.
In one tweet about Lowe’s, he wrote, “U endorse hate. U may be held accountable we will promote a boycott if they don’t reinstate campaign and apologise #allamericanmuslim.”
“I will sic every civil rights agency on @lowes until they straighten this out,” Simmons vowed.
The TLC reality show focuses on Muslim families in the greater Detroit area. Some groups have objected to the show, with the conservative Florida Family Association, which organized an email campaign aimed at Lowe’s to drop the adds, calling it “propaganda that riskily hides the Islamic agenda’s clear and present danger to American liberties and traditional values.”Continue Reading on abcnews.go.com