Conveying her thoughts on the latest social media controversy, Naoka Foreman delivers a powerful article this month addressing H&M’s contentious ad. In the article, Foreman ties in song lyrics from a Kendrick Lamar verse with the contextual differences in using the term “monkey.” In the verse Kendrick recites, “I want you to recognize that I’m a proud monkey, you vandalize my perception, but can’t take style from me.” Using the lyrics to help bring awareness to the problem, Foreman explains how the words in the H&M ad provoke racial undertones of blackness. Digital and print copies of “The Majority” are expected to be released with upcoming issues.

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