An undated photo of an advert for a hoodie by H&M.
The Swedish company removed the ad, which appeared on its United Kingdom site, in response to the backlash. "Do you think this imagery is an appropriate representation of a young black boy?" she added, addressing the retailer. "The entire narrative is a fail for 2018", said the Twitter user.
'Racist' H&M hoodie ad Pulled from online after online backlash
"This image has now been removed from all H&M channels and we apologise to anyone this may have offended", the company told the Daily News in a terse statement from its Stockholm headquarters. "We believe in diversity and inclusion in all that we do and will be reviewing all our internal policies accordingly to avoid any future issues".
Dexter Neptune wrote: #BlackTwitter h&m is cancelled won't see anymore money from me.
"They removed the picture but are still selling the item". A number of people literally announced their boycott of H&M via Twitter.
This is not the first time that a major company has been skewered for using racist or insensitive advertising.
Was An Unbelievable Year For Me - Salah
The Egyptian succeeds Algerian Riyad Mahrez of Leicester City as holder of the most prized CAF individual award . Salah dedicated the award to the children of Africa and Egypt, urging them to follow their dreams and belief.
Fire breaks out at Trump Tower in New York City, 2 injured
The Fire Department of NY said it was called there at around 7am (noon GMT) after the blaze was reported on the top floor. New York's fire department said the fire broke out before 7 am (local time), the U.S. news channel CBS reported.
One killed as balloon crash at Egyptian city of Luxor
The accident occurred in Luxor, in southern Egypt, which is popular with tourists due to its number of ancient temples and ruins. One tourist was killed and 12 others were injured when a hot air balloon crashed near Egypt's ancient city of Luxor on Friday.
Some 10 People Killed in Iran Amid Nationwide Protests
He stressed that people have the right to express their discontent with the authorities, but called for calm and restraint. It also said the Iranian government would crack down on those who were spreading negative propaganda against the country.
Winter Weather Advisory issued for Northern Panhandle
This is all upstream moisture will should produce steady snowfall all day Friday , Friday night and into most of Saturday . Snow will begin to pass through after the sunrise, and it is expected to last throughout the afternoon and early evening.
Henderson County unemployment rate rises slightly
Four counties were at or above 5 percent Clearwater, 6 percent; Shoshone, 5.5 percent; Lewis, 5.5 percent; and Adams, 5 percent. The two other sectors that posted job declines for the month were Government and Professional and Business Services.
Chiefs make QB switch for suddenly intriguing Week 17
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes looks to pass during a preseaon game at Arrowhead Stadium on August 31, 2017. On Wednesday, the National Football League shared what it said was Mahomes' five best moments from his preseason games.
National Weather Service issues high wind advisory
An upper disturbance brings a slight chance for snow Wednesday evening through Thursday afternoon along with increased cloudiness. According to a National Weather Service wind chill chart , frostbite can occur within 30 minutes at such low temperatures.