White Hot: The Rise & Fall of Abercrombie & Fitch

Movie review by Sabrina McFarland, Common Sense Media
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age 14+

Clothing brand bares all about exclusionary past; language.

NR 2022 88 minutes

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age 12+

A&F being held to a hypocritical standard meant to destroy their brand and appeal.

This dox is so biased. You know you're in trouble when you have to hire a Diversity & Inclusion czar. Where is the Diversity & Inclusion czar for the NBA or the NFL? Why aren't there any short white guys and wheelchair basketball players in the NBA? Where is the inclusion and diversity? Why the discrimination? Why does the NBA and the NFL have a majority of black players? So A&F was appealing to a certain slice of American culture. I would never have been pretty or handsome enough to be an A&F model but I don't penalize them in any way. Everything in our daily lives is full of discrimination. How many whites are part of the Congressional Black Caucus? The biggest poison pill that is killing free enterprise and competition based on excellence is being forced to have an office of Diversity and Inclusion. Whoever these people are, they will never be satisfied. They are bean-counters and their goal is to make sure that minorities (usually blacks) make up a disproportionate number of hirees and those on the payroll. Therefore, you ruin the A&F brand entirely. There are over 55 successful black-owned streetwear brands, and their models are all black. Why aren't they required to have whites modeling their clothing? It's a double-standard.

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