Two Atlanta women got a terrible shock in their fight for racial equality.
Sania Chandrani and artist Jessica Noel ordered Black Lives Matter posters from a major printing company, but ended up getting All Lives Matter posters instead.
Channel 2′s Justin Wilfon talked to Chandrani, who said she was shocked when she opened the package.
Chandrani ordered the posters that Noel designed for a fundraiser. She recorded the moments she opened the package, which did contain the posters she ordered -- but also included the other posters.
“I just opened up the rest of this package, and they sent these in the back,” Chandrani said. “The fact that they would send this to me with my order is really reprehensible.”
Noel said she ordered the posters from Vistaprint, but when they arrived on Juneteenth, she thought someone was playing a cruel trick on them.
“We were shocked to receive them and thought someone had played a cruel prank on us at Vistaprint,” Chandrani said.
“It feels like an intentional attack and a way to undercut the message of this piece specifically,” Noel said.
Wilfon reached out to Vistaprint, and CEO Robert Keane sent him back a statement.
“I personally offer my heartfelt apology,” Keane wrote. “Racism is intolerable. Black Lives Matter.”
Keane went on to say that there was an error in the automated system that combined two different customer orders and that it was "not the act of an individual team member."
Chandrani and Noel are skeptical.
“It feels tampered with. It feels like it was intentional,” Noel said.
Vistaprint said they will work with the women to help raise money for racial equality causes.
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