Friday May 18, a movie was shown on the side of the Capital Plaza Walmart located in Hyattsville, Md. Photo by Karlyn Williams.

As part of the Walmart at 50 project, Walmart associates, community activists and other stakeholders are traveling the country projecting images and sharing stories from the new website,, on the sides of Walmart stores, churches, and other public spaces. This past weekend the tour stopped in the metropolitan area. The tour is highlighting stories about the impact that Walmart has had on the lives of its associates, customers, small business owners and community activists as the retail giant prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary.