By Victoria Gensheimer
The company Urban Outfitters which identify themselves with the hipster, vintage and retro customer base, recently started selling Kent State College sweatshirts.
This in itself would not be a problem except for the fact that the sweatshirt contained what appeared to be a bullet holes and blood stains.
In May of 1970, Kent State University in Kent, Ohio was the scene of unforgettable bloodshed. Students were protesting the invasion of Cambodia by the United States during the Vietnam War. National Guardsmen were called to oversee the peaceful demonstration of unarmed students. It quickly turned violent as Guardsmen killed 4 students and wounded 9.
Urban Outfitters sold the Kent State vintage sweatshirts for $129.
People took to social media over the weekend to express their disgust.
On Monday, Urban Outfitters sent out a message via Twitter to apologize to customers if the shirt was perceived as insensitive. They said that it is part of their Sun-faded Vintage collection.
What do you think, is this offensive or just a frayed, red-faded