Dark-skinned toy figure on Playmobil pirate ship has ‘slave collar,’ mom says – Los Angeles Times

A dark-skinned toy inside a Playmobil pirate ship has caused an uproar for characteristics that appear to resemble to a slave.

The figurine appears to have a shackle around its neck, is barefoot and is wearing tattered clothing.

Playmobil says the toy depicts a pirate who was formerly a slave.

But Ida Lockett, a mother from Sacramento, said the toy is clearly a slave.

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