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Is This JCrew Ad Racist?

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Uh ohhhhhh. This is blowing up the internet right now. I guess putting a picture of a black man with the words “we own them” is rubbing people the wrong way. I don’t know though. Is it racist? They could be talking about anything right?! And slavery is illegal now, so it wouldn’t even be factually correct. So let’s pump the breaks a bit, shall we? (For real though, how in the world does this get into a catalog? T-minus 16 seconds until they issue an apology.)