The OH, UH-UH Department

Welcome to The OH, UH-UH Department, where beauty and fashion brands who have blatantly committed any form of cultural appropriation or racism, go to get dragged back on track.

This department acts as that good Black friend, the one who acts as the canary in the coal mine to call out problematic behavior.

Call-out culture is welcome here, but only in the context of assisting brands out of the darkness of bigotry or cultural theft into the light of reason and "doing better."

Current Offenders:

Spirit Animals
Julia Roberts pitched as Harriet Tubman 
Elle Germany's celebration of Black
White Locticians
Levi's and Labor Rights
Steve King needs to update his resume
Whitewashing hair bonnets
Amber Rose promotes flat tummy tea for pregnant women
Forever 21 puts Atkins Bars in plus size orders
Wall Street Journal prints racist reparations piece
Taylor Swift plagiarizes Beyoncé's Homecoming 
Sephora and Moschino bite The Crayon Case
Spiritual Gangster steals from creatives
Kardashians/Jenners bite Naomi Campbell's Style
Black Rage as a marketing strategy
Adidas's Black History Fail
Burberry and the Noose Hoodie
Dolce and Gabbana been racist
Gucci and blackface
Prada and blackface
PETA is a hate group
Kat Von D and the cotton field
Dior steals dashikis
KKW and the cornrows
On Fleek and the theft of slang
Why respectability politics are total BS
Dont call Black People monkeys or apes, just don't
Starbucks and implicit bias

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