H&M kicked the week off thinking it was going to some extra promo to get their buyers ready for tax season but that decision took a full left turn. H&Mis under fire after having a young black male posing in a hoodie that read “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle.” The Swedish clothing-retail company has since apologized and removed the hoodie from their websites. They also also said the hoodie won’t be for sale—in the U.S., that is. Their statement went as follows: “We sincerely apologize for offending people with this image of a printed hooded top. This image has been removed from all online channels and the product will not be for sale in the United States.” Well, maybe it’s too late to say sorry now. Worldwide artist and national sports players went to their social media and stated their opinion on the situation. The weekend, who was sponsored by h&m has now stopped working with them. Lebron James went to his social media to state his opinion also.
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@hm u got us all wrong! And we ain't going for it! Straight up! Enough about y'all and more of what I see when I look at this photo. I see a Young King!! The ruler of the world, an untouchable Force that can never be denied! We as African Americans will always have to break barriers, prove people wrong and work even harder to prove we belong but guess what, that's what we love because the benefits at the end of the road are so beautiful!! #LiveLaughLove❤️ #LoveMyPeople🤴🏾👸🏾👨🏾⚖️👩🏾⚖️