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H&M tried it with these ‘Monkey’ Black boy vs. ‘Jungle Survivor’ white boy pictures

January 8, 2018

Context seems to be totally lost in the advertisement world, which seems impossible to believe, but here we are again with another tone-deaf advertisement from a white-owned company. This time fast-fashion emporium H&M dressed up a little black boy in a sweatshirt that reads “Coolest monkey in the jungle” while another model, a white boy, is dressed in a matching sweatshirt that instead reads: “survival expert”. Hmpf.

And maybe this was an honest mistake made by H&M. Maybe they don’t employee a single black person or anyone with a conscious. I don’t know! Sigh.”

“This image has now been removed from all H&M channels and we apologize to anyone this may have offended,” said H&M (HNNMY) spokeswoman Anna Eriksson.

Oh….thanks.

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