The overwhelming majority of reactions to the post were laughing emojis, and many commenters called the complaint “Ridiculous,” while others asked “Really?!”
Many commenters said their ancestors had picked cotton too, despite their not being black.
“There were plenty of white cotton pickers also,” one Facebook user wrote.
“This is utterly ridiculous! I am Caucasian American and my ancestors picked just as much cotton as anyone else,” another person wrote.
Others wrote cheeky responses.
“I guess in the name of sensitivity, I should burn all of my cotton clothing,” one man wrote.
Hobby Lobby did not respond to the post as of Monday afternoon.