Skip to comments.Forever 21 Issues Apology For Hiring White Model To Sell ‘Black Panther’ Wakanda Sweater
Posted on 12/24/2018 8:16:15 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
The clothing chain Forever 21 said they were sorry for hiring a white model to sell its new Black Panther sweater, which has the words Wakanda Forever on the front.
Of course, the film Black Panther broke ground, not only in the box office, but for being the first Black superhero movie to get major studio backing. The predominantly Black cast was also a different look for a superhero film, so many believed the person who modeled the sweater shouldve been Black....
(Excerpt) Read more at atlantablackstar.com ...
Just say it was ironic
or that it subverts the dominant paradigm
and interrogates prevailing social assumptions ...
Black Panther will be as forgotten as its fictional Wakanda country. America needs to become less racist—there is—in truth, only one race—the Human Race. Race hate white hating Blacks, or Blacks hating whites is just wrong. Someday soon we will need to see each other as simply Americans, or we will all be slaves to Chinese Masters.
They had to use a white guy. No black man would ever wear that sweater.
> There were many races in the Heer. <
Yes, and even more so among their allies. And I read a story about a black exchange student who got stuck in Germany when WW II started. He said he saw Jews arrested, but the authorities never bothered him at all.
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