h&m tried it with these ‘monkey’ black boy vs. ‘jungle survivor’ white boy pictures

January 8, 2018
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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.



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