Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network (NAN), through its LA president, Rev. K.W. Tulloss, had moved to boycott the “Django Unchained” slavery toys. According to because New York Daily News, they find it offensive.
Rev. K.W. Tulloss also stated that:
”Selling this doll is highly offensive to our ancestors and the African American community.”
Reportedly, the National Entertainment Collectibles Association, Inc. (NECA) and Weinstein Company had overseen the manufacture of the 8-inch action toys, complete with specific costumes and accessories. The slave action toys are dressed in the cast’s likeness.