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Indians Scrap 4th Of July Logo Hat Over Image Concerns

by Ashley | Posted on Wednesday, June 5th, 2013
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Legitimately offensive or are folks being overly sensitive?

The Cleveland Indians along with New Era are in some hot water for the design of the team’s Fourth of July hat.

Let’s state the obvious–having a native american covered with an American flag is taboo, like it or not. Secondly, there’s been complaints that at first glance the hat looks like a black face caricature. Yikes!

New Era was smart to scrap the idea, but please stop with the ‘we released the wrong hat’ excuse. Weak sauce.

Do you find the hat offensive

H/T: Victory Formation

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