Sep 20 4:45 PM

Forever 21's fashion faux pas?

Screenshot via Forever 21 website

Clothing retailer Forever 21 was the subject of criticism on Thursday after tweeting a picture that some say amount to appropriation of black culture. The tweet included a photo of three white models posing in T-shirts of hip-hop artists Ice Cube and N.W.A and the text: "New arrivals... straight outta Compton." 

The tweet was quickly deleted, but not before screenshots were taken. This is not the first time the retailer has been accused of cultural appropriation

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