H & M and Willful Ignor

Do you remember that time when the ESPN sports anchor said that the White player could run fast for a White guy?  Or that time that Ebony Magazine had to apologize because they had the only White child in a photo spread dressed in a Ritz Cracker costume in October’s Halloween edition?  Or that time the that famous Black makeup artist told the White model that she was pretty to be so pale?  What about when that clothing company started by Sarah Yoo, a Chinese American fashion designer, created a shirt that said, “future school-bomber” and had a White 13-year-old wear it in their fashion show during fashion week.

Of course, you don’t remember those things because they never happened.  White people haven’t been maligned in advertising campaigns.  Even small and mid-sized companies with small budgets and one-person marketing departments seem to…

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