A History of Racism in Fashion

Baker Skateboards "Gooks of Hazzard" T-Shirt

Year: 2010

Baker's got a reputation for provoking people by glorifying the sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll side of skating, but this shirt went too far down the side road of being wildly racist. Nevermind that it featured two major Asian-American skateboarders on it, which begs the question if they approved the design, the use of the word "gooks" was enough to set off a firestorm that reached national media. The shirt was pulled from shelves soon after.

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