This time, the retailer beloved by millennials everywhere is stirring up controversy by selling T-shirts that may contain racist propaganda, reports the local Fox40 news affiliate in Modesto, Calif. Customer Stella Lopez was shopping at an outpost of the chain this past weekend when she and friend Amie Alton spotted a rack of graphic tees adorned with the number 88. The number 88 is in fact a well-documented if slightly under-the-radar code phrase among white supremacists that stands for “Heil Hitler.” H is the eighth letter in the alphabet, making two H‘s a form of in-the-know shorthand for the infamous Nazi salute that has unfortunately risen in popularity in recent years as a subtle way to avoid using overtly racist terminology while communicating the same message.
Last week, a mom from Louisville, Ky. went viral after she posted a sweet exchange with her 5-year-old son on Facebook. In it, she shared how her son Jax wanted to shave his head so he could look just like his best friend Reddy. “He said he couldn’t wait to go to school on Monday with his hair like Reddy’s so that his teacher wouldn’t be able to tell them apart.
Yep, despite it being 2016 and all, someone thought it would be a good idea to mass produce a Halloween costume best described as a ‘sexy burka’ outfit. The black cropped dress and veil modelled by a white woman is one of the latest fancy dress pieces to be taken off the shelves, but far from the only one to have been. Avoid The “Mean Reds” With These Creative Holly Golightly Costumes Are you brave enough to rock glitter nipples?