The Vodoun-themed window display, using faux sacred Fon iconography, is culturally insensitive, as it insinuates that a world religion that has been viciously and incorrectly maligned for centuries is "spooky" and upholds the specious belief that African and African-derived religion and culture are "seasonally appropriate" to sell Autumn/Hallowe'en-inspired items.
Photo credit: Rosella Molinu
- American Apparel
- Dov Charney, CEO and Ryan Holiday, Marketing Director
American Apparel, Inc
Remove the window display in the 183 E. Houston Street, NY, NY 10002 store.
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