02.14.2019

MICHAEL’S MIND’S EYE: Gucci’s Blackface Sweater, Virginia’s Lt Governor, and The Grammy’s

By Michael P Coleman

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This past weekend, the media served up a lot to think about.

First, we had Gucci’s “blackface” sweater.  One look at it and you should all be tossing your Gucci purses and bags in the trash. 

Within hours of launching the sweater, Gucci pulled it from retail locations and their online store, claiming they didn’t know that blackface was considered offensive, and that the social media outcry would lead to a “teachable moment” with their team. 

For the full article by MPC, visit http://www.sacculturalhub.com/item/12214-michael-s-mind-s-eye-gucci-s-blackface-sweater-virginia-s-lt-governor-and-the-grammy-s