Store owner says she’ll stop selling Nazi, racist items

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A store owner in New Orleans’ French Quarter has told a newspaper she will stop selling items such as a Nazi flag and Jim Crow-era caricatures of African Americans.

The leader of a group that combats antisemitism and racism had called for their removal.

Rare Finds owner Sue Saucier first told The Times-Picayune / The New Orleans Advocate the items represent history, and are not meant to offend.

However, she called back minutes later on Thursday and said she’d remove the items on Friday.  

A call Friday to a number found online for the store got only a prompt for an access number. 

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