Ralph Lauren's Racist Ads


So Ralph Lauren, the serial cultural appropriator of all things Native American, is in trouble once again. Lauren has given offense to Native Americans before with his inappropriate uses of war bonnets and eagle feathers. There was also that time he appeared on the Oprah Winfrey show, showing off his absurdly fetishized and culturally mangled collection of “Navajo stuff” in the five “hand painted” teepees he maintains as extravagantly outfitted guest quarters on his Colorado ranch...

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Williams, Jr., Robert A. "Ralph Lauren’s 'Racist Ads.'” Moyers & Company. December 29, 2014. Opinion. (http://billmoyers.com/2014/12/29/ralph-lauren-post/#at_pco=cfd-1.0Robert, accessed January 7, 2014)