The mother of the young boy who was featured in a controversial advert for H&M is speaking out.
The image of a young black boy wearing a shirt which read, ‘coolest monkey on the planet,‘ struck a nerve with many in the African-America community.
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While man have called for a boycott of the popular clothing chain over their racially insensitive advertising, the mom of the child featured in the photo seems to think it’s no big deal and want’s everyone to move on.
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H&M clothing has jump started 2018 smack dab in the center of a racist advertising controversy.
The Swedish clothing retailer has been blasted online after publishing an ad featuring a black child modeling a hoodie with the text “coolest monkey in the jungle.”
Needless to say, it didn’t go over too well online and they have finally issued an apology of sorts.
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