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Gucci apologizes and pulls $890 sweater decried as 'Haute Couture Blackface'



Black History Month is not off to the best start.

The top’s hybrid design and the way it was modeled created an image that too closely resembled the title character of a 19th-century children’s book called “The Story of Little Black Sambo,” which has historically been used as a racist trope.



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