Jan 8, 2018

H&M apologises over 'racist' image of black boy in hoodie

People on social media have called H&M "Racist" for showing a black child modelling a hoodie that says 'coolest monkey in the jungle. People took to Twitter to describe the image published by the Swedish chain as inappropriate and offensive. Another user compared the image to one of a white child modelling a hoodie with the words "Jungle survival expert." Someone else wrote: "No doubt the H&M monkey hoodie photoshoot was organised with completely innocent intentions but in today's outrage society you have to triple check everything you do." The hoodie is still available to buy online but it no longer features the image of the child modelling it.

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