The golliwog dolls at Darrell Lea in Grand Central Shopping Centre.
The golliwog dolls at Darrell Lea in Grand Central Shopping Centre. Twitter

Toowoomba business under fire for 'racist' dolls

A TOOWOOMBA business is being urged to remove a "racist" product from its shelves.

Social media is abuzz this morning with photos of golliwog dolls for sale at Darrell Lea in Grand Central Shopping Centre.

A person has tweeted a photograph of the dolls claiming they had been told by staff that the dolls were not racist.

A retweet calls for the removal of the dolls.

Should the golliwog dolls be pulled from Darrell Lea's shelves?

This poll ended on 30 December 2013.

Current Results

Yes

52%

No

47%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.

"Please make sure your franchise in Toowoomba stops selling golliwog dolls," they say.

"Chocolate is better without racism."

Darrell Lea has been contacted for comment.



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