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raceAhead: Everyone's Mad at H&M

A new advertisement from H&M has the public, including some very high profile celebrities, crying foul. The ad, which showed an adorable black boy modeling a hooded sweatshirt that said “coolest monkey in the jungle,” was met with widespread derision. The Canadian singer, T...

The Weeknd HM Racist Controversy, Monkey Hoodie

Clothing retailer H&M came under fire yesterday for creating an ad that featured a black little boy wearing a green hoodie that read, “Coolest monkey in the jungle.” While the saying is not problematic in and of itself, the term ‘monkey’ has been used as as racial slur ag...

The Weeknd Ends Relationship With H&M After 'Monkey' Image Goes Viral

The Weeknd attends the "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. The Weeknd took to Twitter on Monday (Jan. 8) to announce he would not be collaborating with H&M in the future af...

The Weeknd Severs Ties with H&M After Controversial Ad

Fashion retailer H&M received harsh backlash on Monday, after an image featuring a black child in a sweatshirt that read “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle” ran on their website. Following the wave of social media criticism, the company issued a statement to USA Today, reading: ...

H&M apologizes for putting Black boy in 'coolest monkey' hoodie

Popular fashion retailer H&M caught heat this weekend for using a Black boy to sell a hoodie adorned with the words “coolest monkey in the jungle.” Twitter users were outraged by the since-d...

Distell gets Cruz Vodka | TheVoiceBW

Distell Botswana last week launched its partnership with Cruz Vodka, a brand that is handcrafted and developed in New York. The vodka which is five times distilled and three times charcoal filte...

Ivanka Trump Has a Crowd Size Problem in Japan

Ivanka photographed at the World Assembly for Women meeting in Tokyo Friday, November 3rdBy Kim Kyung-Hoon/AFP/Getty Images.Ivanka Trump’s speech about women’s empowerment in Tokyo on Friday ...

Ivana Trump claims she raised Ivanka, Eric and Don Jr. all on her own

President Trump’s first ex-wife, Ivana Trump, said Sunday that she raised their three children “on my own.”In an interview with John Catsimatidis, Ivana, 68, said that she called the shots ...

Halloween unmasked

By BENJAMIN OPIYOHalloween is almost here and you are wondering what demon this is that appears once a year then goes into hiding until the next.You have probably heard about Halloween in movies ...

Ali Velshi Deconstructs Trump's 'Made In America' Week

The White House kicked off a "Made In America" week to try to distract from the Russia scandal. Nice try? Whitehouse.gov writes, "Today, President Donald J. Trump will host companies from across...

5 Ways the ‘Made in America’ Movement Is Making America Great

What do you think when you hear the words “American made”? When President Trump signed the “Buy American, Hire American” executive order in April, he tapped into the sentiment of America...

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