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Old 01-09-18, 12:28 PM
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Old 01-09-18, 10:46 PM
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No, but that's because there isn't a negative stereotype with white kids in the same situation as black kids.

The ad as it stands reinforces the stereotype. Why would H&M have clothing that states the child wearing it is a monkey sounds ill conceived to me.
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No, but that's because there isn't a negative stereotype with white kids in the same situation as black kids.

The ad as it stands reinforces the stereotype. Why would H&M have clothing that states the child wearing it is a monkey sounds ill conceived to me.
Exactly. The whole thing was incredibly tone-deaf, no one at H&M even thought about the negative connotations associated with this? That's why I called them fucking idiots.
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Johnny Clasper's artwork is amazing.
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Johnny Clasper's artwork is amazing.
I've never heard of this guy, but that reminds me of Goldsworthy's work in nature.
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Dude, scary Halloween shit should've been posted two and a half months ago!
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Johnny Clasper's artwork is amazing.
Yeah, I'm impressed too. That totally looks like a real cat.
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Exactly. The whole thing was incredibly tone-deaf, no one at H&M even thought about the negative connotations associated with this? That's why I called them fucking idiots.
I redacted my comments last time, because this discussion never turns out well. But we are bored in Otterville and haven’t even had a TOTY in two years ...

The fact that nobody at the company noticed it was not tone-deaf, it was the exact opposite. It shows that skin color doesn’t matter which is as it should be. Unless you can show that somebody did it deliberately for racist reasons, the ad doesn’t have racist connotations; people seeing it imbue it with their own racist connotations.

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The fact that nobody at the company noticed it was not tone-deaf, it was the exact opposite. It shows that skin color doesn’t matter which is as it should be. Unless you can show that somebody did it deliberately for racist reasons, the ad doesn’t have racist connotations; people seeing it imbue it with their own racist connotations.
Really? Come on. A black kid wearing a shirt with "Coolest Monkey In The Jungle" on it. Even if it wasn't intended to be racist, anyone can see that that ad is, at a minimum, unwise and insensitive. Put a white kid in that shirt and no one would say a thing.
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Really? Come on. A black kid wearing a shirt with "Coolest Monkey In The Jungle" on it. Even if it wasn't intended to be racist, anyone can see that that ad is, at a minimum, unwise and insensitive. Put a white kid in that shirt and no one would say a thing.
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