H&M stores stormed in Africa over 'monkey in the jungle' sweatshirt ad

USA TODAY | 1/13/2018 | Staff
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JOHANNESBURG – Members of a South African opposition party stormed into some H&M stores across the country on Saturday to protest a promotional image of a black child wearing a sweatshirt with the words “Coolest monkey in the jungle.”

Local media reports said the Economic Freedom Fighters urged shopping malls to evict the Swedish clothing retailer, which has apologized after an outcry in other countries. People have called the image racist and inappropriate.

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Television footage showed clothing in one of the South African stores scattered everywhere.

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