Clearly, there is nothing wrong with a white person wearing the sweater, however, thinking about what the comic book and the movie are about, it appears to be out of touch to not use a Black model.
Following the backlash, Forever 21 deleted the tweet and removed the image of the white model in the sweater from the website.
"Hey @Foever21, In what universe did you think it was ok to feature a white model in Wakanda gear?" We celebrate all superheroes with many different models of various ethnicities and apologize if the photo in question was offensive in any way'.
'Forever 21 takes feedback on our products and marketing extremely seriously, ' the company's statement said.
The choice to have a white model instead of someone Black modeling the Black Panther merch ignited a tweet storm from angry customers. Even people on Twitter began to sound off.
The collection was later pulled and the retailer offered an apology, similar to the "Black Panther" one. Two other Black Panther-themed items were still shown with models.
Villanova drops out of AP Top 25, Kansas No. 1
No. 25 Nebraska was the only addition to this week's poll, though the Cornhuskers were ranked earlier this month. MI moved into the fourth spot occupied by Gonzaga last week, followed by Virginia , Nevada and Auburn .
The defender will be a Spurs player until the summer of 2020, after the club triggered an option to extend his existing deal . Tottenham have activated a year-long extension option on Jan Vertonghen's contract to keep him at the club until 2020.
Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice says he's not speaking out against domestic violence as a way to rejoin the NFL . Both Janay and Rice claim the incident in the elevator was the first and last time Rice had been physically abusive with her.
Meanwhile, Marshall's family told ET in a statement, "Our family is heartbroken over the passing of Penny Marshall ". Marshall Hallin said that Penny died "very" peacefully and that she was by her sister's side when she passed away.
However, when the Yankees' 2018 payroll was calculated for luxury tax purposes, an extra $500,000 was included. In his last regular-season start, Sabathia had thrown just 55 pitches through five scoreless innings.
On Wednesday afternoon, workers for Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council put up metal fencing around the garage wall. This artwork appears months after Port Talbot was mistakenly dubbed the most polluted town in the UK.
Overall, Parker, following his injuries, wasn't the same player that averaged 20.1 points per game for the Milwaukee Bucks. He is making $20 million this season, with a non-guaranteed $20 million contract for next season.
The country had warned of job cuts with the adoption of stricter emission norms and the adoption of electric mobility solutions. The goal calls for emissions of cars to be cut by 37.5 per cent and vans by 31 per cent by 2030 compared with 2021.
Bruno Le Maire menace de racheter l'usine de Blanquefort
Ford Motor Company (FMC) a rappelé le 18 décembre dans un communiqué que sa priorité avait été "de trouver un repreneur fiable". Le CE a mandaté un cabinet d'experts pour continuer à essayer de continuer à chercher des solutions.
Senate Finally Passes Bipartisan Criminal-Justice Bill
According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the total U.S. incarcerated population was over 2.1 million at the end of 2016. This week, the Senate raced to complete work on the legislation before the chamber adjourns for the Christmas holiday.
Cyril Hanouna / Jean-Luc Lemoine, un divorce acté — TPMP
Disons que la version présentée dans cette rubrique pourtant intitulée 'Rien que la vérité' était un peu étonnante. On aurait préféré qu'il fasse un peu de TPMP en plus de son émission, mais il n'a préféré faire que son émission.