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Rcg Presentation

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Rcg Presentation

  1. 1. Two Wongs didn’t make it White<br />By: Ruby Cashell<br />Nichole Bailey<br />Anya Chamberlain<br />Kayla Carrillo<br />
  2. 2. Abercrombie Settles<br />Class-Action Suit<br />Abercrombie and Fitch has had many lawsuits against them for not hiring a diverse staff or portraying a diverse image.<br />For example one of Abercrombie’s shirt that showed two slant-eyed men wearing conical hats, underneath the slogan “Wong Brothers Laundry Service: Two Wongs Can Make it White.”<br />
  3. 3. Ratio 6 whites: 1 malotto<br />Ratio 6 male: 1 Female<br />A video on their site advertising their company<br />http://www.abercrombie.com/anf/lifestyles/html/film.html<br />In comparison with their competitors<br />http://www.liveyourlifeloveyourjob.com/<br />(under career opportunities)<br />AdvertisingEfforts<br />
  4. 4. Some “funny” shirts <br />Some other sayings from Abercrombie shirts:<br />Pizza Dojo: Eat in or Wok Out
2. Cameron Pin-up - this one depicts a topless woman with yellow skin with a dragon in the background
3. Buddha Bash: Get your Buddha on the Floor (this one has a ridiculous representation of Buddha and Chinese characters) 
4. Wok and Bowl (with man in Rice hat bowling) 
5. 2 Wongs make it White (laundry t-shirt)<br />Abercrombie’s defense:<br />“We poke fun at everyone”<br />“These shirts are designed to appeal to young Asian shoppers with a sense of humor”<br />
  5. 5. Group Discussion<br />
  6. 6. Historical Cases<br />Bradwell vs. Illinois<br />About/How it effects the Abercrombie case<br />California constitution of 1876 (article 19 section 3)<br />About/How it effects the Abercrombie case<br />
  7. 7. Society’s Evolving<br />EEOC: an agency whose goal is ending employment discrimination against<br />Sexual HarassmentRace<br />Religion Disability<br />Retaliation Equal Compensation<br />Sex National Origin<br />Age Pregnancy<br />http://www.eeoc.gov/<br />
  8. 8. Works Citied<br /><ul><li>http://www.abercrombie.com/anf/lifestyles/html/film.html
  9. 9. http://www.liveyourlifeloveyourjob.com/
  10. 10. http://t-shirts.cafepress.com/item/wong-brothers-laundry-service-womens-plus-size-sc/114835169
  11. 11. http://www.geocities.com/vnwomensforum/article_aftshirt.html
  12. 12. http://www.10news.com/news/1405909/detail.html
  13. 13. Race Class and Gender in the United States By: Paula S. Rothenberg</li></li></ul><li>The End<br />

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