Last week Harlem fashion icon Dapper Dan went to Instagram and announced that he was meeting with Gucci executives about their Blackface apparel.
Following the meeting, Gucci president and CEO Marco Bizzarri released a statement that personally thanked Dapper Dan and announced full accountability about the incident.
That announcement prompted rapper activist Mysonne to respond by saying the statement from Gucci was “unacceptable.”
“This is putting a Band-aid on a Bullet wound!! These executives decided that they would attempt to reconcile a “Civil Rights” Violation by making “Fashion changes,” he said
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Unfortunately @dapperdanharlem as much as we love and Respect you and what you Mean to our culture, We have to reject this!! For Many reasons but for 2 in particular. One being because this is putting a Band aid on a Bullet wound!! These executives decided that they would attempt to reconcile a "Civil Rights" Violation by making "Fashion " changes. 2. The hiphop community who were the ones offended, who were the ones who called for the boycott, were NOT PRESENT AT THE TABLE AS YOU Had ASSURED ME, That never happened, which was a disappointment. Nothing About us without US!! There needs to be serious inclusion and changes before we can even consider to consider allowing Gucci to benefit from this culture any further!!, #IworkForthePeople #soulNotForSale
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