Lower Hudson Valley residents have sparked a national debate over whether or not these Halloween decorations represent blackface.

CBS News reports that multiple lower Hudson Valley residents are accusing a local law firm of using blackface pumpkins as part of their Halloween display. The pumpkins are covered in black paint with white mouths. However, the law firm didn't paint them this way. They purchased them from Bed Bath & Beyond.


In turn, Bed Bath & Beyond apologized, according to CBS News. It said they did not mean to offend anyone and have removed the pumpkins from its store and is no longer for sale.

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