woman falsely accused of shoplifting at H&M thegrio.com
  After propping a little black boy in a picture with a hoodie emblazoned with “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle,” […]
/ October 1, 2018
Killer Mike thegrio.com
“It is not an auspicious occasion that brings us together, but rather that of an untimely and unfortunate death. I’m talking, saints, of the Twitter mentions of one Michael Render, better known by his nom de plume, Killer Mike.” -Dustin Seibert
/ April 9, 2018
Happy Wednesday Grio Fam! Here is The Download for today. Former First Lady, Michelle Obama and Parker Curry— the 2 […]
/ March 7, 2018
Hm monkey hoodie thegrio.com
H&M is trying to learn from its mistakes—at least, we hope so. The popular clothing retailer is teaming up with the […]
/ March 7, 2018
Taylor Marie thegrio.com
A fashion blogger who goes by name Taylor Marie has issued an apology for a caption on an Instagram photo that called a Ghanian child a monkey.
/ January 29, 2018
It is the 21st century, but the corporate world seems to still be stuck in a less enlightened time as evidenced by the racist, tone-deaf, and extremely offensive advertisements and products some companies proffer.
/ January 25, 2018
Amazon sells products with Slavery is good slogan thegrio.com
Amazon clearly didn’t learn anything from H&M getting dragged earlier this month for posing an adorable black boy in a […]
/ January 24, 2018
H&M Store theGrio.com
H&M has announced that it will appoint a diversity director after the backlash over its “coolest monkey in the jungle” hoodie.
/ January 17, 2018
Terry Mango and Fred Frank Odhiambo theGrio.com
Terry Mango and Frank Odhiambo, the parents of the model Liam Mango, say while they understand the reactions to the hoodie that read “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle,” they did not see it as racist.
/ January 16, 2018
They’ve had enough.  After an online advertisement from H&M featured a young black boy model in a “Coolest Monkey In […]
/ January 12, 2018
H&M Racism thegrio.com
There’s a simple solution: Hire a Black person
/ January 11, 2018
As a Black mother of a son, 20, and daughter, 13, the racist historical context of dressing my younger son in a H&M sweatshirt that reads, “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle,” is deafening.
/ January 11, 2018
The mother of the young model wearing a monkey hoodie in a racist H&M ad is apparently unbothered by all the controversy.
/ January 10, 2018
A New-York-based artist and musician took that image of a Black boy wearing an insensitive and racist hoodie and turned it into an image celebrating the boy’s status as a king.
/ January 8, 2018
racist hoodie HM little boy thegrio.com
The racist hoodie, which was emblazoned with the words “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle,” drew swift backlash, especially because it was modeled by a Black child.
/ January 8, 2018
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
H&M responded poorly when it was called out for not having black models in its images for stores in South Africa, and now it is rushing to apologize for the offense.
/ November 9, 2015
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
You would be hard pressed to find a more unlikely pair than soccer mega star David Beckham and Hollywood funny man Kevin Hart.
/ September 27, 2015