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Listen: H&M apologizes for selling this kid’s sweatshirt – do you think this image is racist?

Photo taken on February 21, 2014 shows the sign of an H&M clothing store in Lyon, central-eastern France. AFP PHOTO / JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK (Photo credit should read JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK/AFP/Getty Images)

What happened?

H&M is pulling a child’s sweatshirt with the words “coolest monkey in the jungle” after social media users noticed that it was modeled by a black child on the clothing company’s website.

How did the company respond?

“We are deeply sorry that the picture was taken, and we also regret the actual print,” H&M said in a statement.

On today’s show, Doc and Kal talked about this story and wondered when our society will move past thinking a kid’s shirt with some goofy text is actual racism.

To see more from Doc, visit his channel on TheBlaze and listen live to “The Morning Blaze with Doc Thompson” weekdays 6 a.m. – 9 a.m. ET, only on TheBlaze Radio Network.

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