This St. Patrick's Day T-Shirt Is Incredibly Tone-Deaf

This St. Patrick's Day T-Shirt Is Incredibly Tone-Deaf
This St. Patrick's Day T-Shirt Is Incredibly Tone-Deaf
With St. Patricks Day coming up, stores are selling green clothes with slogans that celebrate Irish culture like "kiss me, I'm Irish" and "hug me for luck." Then there's this shirt Mic found on PubCrawls.com, a company that organizes pub crawls. Apparently, someone thought it would be funny to co-opt the Black Lives Matter movement to encourage drinking.
The shirt's also being sold in multiple colors on Amazon, where reviewers are calling out its tone-deafness. "As an African American I CAN NOT give this any stars but I'm forced to give it one!" one wrote. "You are selling shirts that make fun of a slogan that has come out of the brutal killings of an entire race of people!!!"

"This is extremely racist. Amazon, you should remove this immediately. There is nothing funny about the murder of black people," said another.

Some have seen people wearing the shirts IRL and had similar reactions.

Needless to say, if you want to dress up in the theme of St. Pattie's Day, a pretty green clover on your shirt may be the way to go.

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