the future potus.Kanye West wears 'White Lives Matter' shirt at Paris fashion show
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Publishing date:Oct 04, 2022 • 9 hours ago • 1 minute read • Join the conversation
Kanye West made a statement with a garment choice at the Yeezy fashion show in Paris on Monday.
The rap star wore a black sweatshirt with the slogan: “White Lives Matter” written across it.
Models wearing his clothing also sported the message, according to the Daily Mail.
Right-wing commentator Candace Owens also posed, along with West’s nine-year-old daughter, North.
The slogan worn on West and Owens’ shirts has previously been used by the Ku Klux Klan and other white supremacist organizations as an attack against the Black Lives Matter movement and Black people more broadly.
West has supported Owens in the past with his comments.
Former ESPN presenter Jemele Hill said: “So many folks are trying to excuse Kanye wearing a white lives matter t-shirt as just a troll move or marketing. Maybe it is … But it’s a dangerously dumb message to send for someone with his massive platform. I been off dude. But y’all go ahead labeling his foolishness as genius.”
Will Smith’s son, Jaden, tweeted: “I can’t stand behind what Kanye’s saying. He doesn’t have the full support of the youth.”
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Kanye West made a statement at his surprise Yeezy fashion show on Monday, wearing a black sweatshirt with the slogan 'White Lives Matter' written across it.dailymail.co.uk
No, the whole point was to emphasize that U.S. society values Black lives less than White lives. "Black Lives Matter Too" might have worked.So much bullshit could’ve been avoided with the initial slogan being “Lives Matter” and everyone and their dog could’ve gotten behind that message…but it wasn’t divisive enough at the time.