H&M “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle” Controversy

Remi Fadare

Remi Fadare

H&M “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle” Controversy

We were shocked to see what seemed to be at best huge insensitivity from retailer H&M, tweeting “SHAME ON YOU!”

As the story developed the young boy's folks seemed unbothered but protests followed.

Below some links on the story that quoted us and an interview on RT with MoD.
H&M monkey hoodie sparks outrage for "racist" image


CBS, USA


Mother of H&M child model reveals she's had racist abuse


Daily Mail, UK


Protesters trash H&M stores as race row over ‘coolest monkey in the jungle’ featuring black child model continues to escalate


Daily Mail, UK



Get over it, says mother of child in 'racist' H&M hoodie


The Star, Kenya
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