Target Under Fire For Using White Model In ‘Annie’ Clothing Ads
Huffington Post ^ | 12/31/14 | Alexander C. Kaufman
Posted on 12/31/2014, 3:12:00 PM by SoFloFreeper
Target has stirred outrage with an “Annie”-themed ad campaign featuring a white model in place of the black actress who stars in the latest film version of the rags-to-riches story.
An online petition calling for the big-box retailer to remove the ads and apologize to “Annie” star Quvenzhané Wallis had accrued more than 10,000 signatures by Wednesday morning. The petition launched on Monday.
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