“The sale of these dolls perpetuate racism as they hark back to a time when the mockery and stereotyping of black people was considered a social norm rendering black people as submissive and lesser.
“We urge the public to refrain from buying such overtly racist items and we hope the shop selling Golliwogs would consider taking them out of the store as one cannot profit on the oppression of an entire community.
The question is whether one should so profit, not whether one can.
And I fear for the Telegraph subs, I really do:
Golliwogs were invented by American Florence Kate Upton in 1985 and became culturally popular as caricatures of Africans