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An online store is forced to stop selling t-shirts with the slogan & # 39; s okay to white & # 39; after the audience hit the item as & # 39; inherently racist & # 39;

& # 39; This is inherently racist & # 39 ;: the online store is forced to take a white t-shirt out of sale because it has the slogan: & # 39; It's good to be white & # 39;

  • New Zealand store Trade Me has stopped selling the controversial t-shirts
  • They were flooded with complaints that the shirt promoted white supremacy
  • The offer said the shirt was a way to & # 39; anti-white crooks & # 39; and & # 39; communists & # 39; to troll
  • The shirts produced by VJM Publishing are now for sale on Allgoods.co.nz
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An online store is forced to stop selling t-shirts with the slogan & # 39; s okay to white & # 39; after the audience has the item & # 39; inherently racist & # 39; has made.

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Trade Me had sold the VJM Publishing shirts that marketed the article as a way to & # 39; anti-white crooks & # 39; and & # 39; local communists & # 39; to troll.

The New Zealand auction site said earlier that they would continue to sell the shirts despite slack because they would not break any rules.

But after being flooded with complaints, the online store picked up the list on Thursday evening.

An online store is forced to stop selling t-shirts with the slogan & # 39; s okay to white & # 39; after the audience hit the item as & # 39; inherently racist & # 39;

An online store is forced to stop selling t-shirts with the slogan & # 39; s okay to white & # 39; after the audience hit the item as & # 39; inherently racist & # 39;

New Zealand auction shop Trade Me sold the VJM Publishing shirts that brought the article to market as a way to & # 39; anti-white crooks & # 39; and & # 39; local communists & # 39; to troll
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New Zealand auction shop Trade Me sold the VJM Publishing shirts that brought the article to market as a way to & # 39; anti-white crooks & # 39; and & # 39; local communists & # 39; to troll

New Zealand auction shop Trade Me sold the VJM Publishing shirts that brought the article to market as a way to & # 39; anti-white crooks & # 39; and & # 39; local communists & # 39; to troll

The expression & # 39; it's okay to be white & # 39; has been taken over by white supremacists around the world.

The mention of VJM Publishing was: & # 39; An & # 39; & # 39; It's okay to be white & # 39; & # 39; T-shirt will let people know that you are not a racist who thinks that a child can be born into sin if others with the same skin color have acted poorly in the past.

& # 39; Wear this shirt as a white person to troll your local communists, or wear this shirt as a brown person to make middle-class city shivers vibrate. Anyway, it's funny! & # 39;

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I was initially told Newshub they left the & # 39; mention on his site because they didn't violate his rules & # 39 ;.

The manager of trust and safety George Hiotakis said: & # 39; items that marginalize individuals or promote one race at the expense of another cannot be sold & # 39 ;.

& # 39; Although we know that there is some discussion about this slogan, we do not think these items exceed that limit. & # 39;

Mr. Hiotakis confirmed to Daily Mail Australia that the t-shirts had been removed on Thursday evening.

& # 39; When we were first notified of these items, we are on the side of making legal listings, but we listen to our community and we will change our mind if we find that there is a good reason for is & # 39 ;, he said.

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& # 39; We knew that there was some ambiguity in this sentence, so it was hard to struggle with. The lists are fairly divided and have attracted a lot of complaints.

& # 39; New Zealand has told us they don't want to see this type of thing on Trade Me and we agree, so this slogan should not be sold for an item on our site. & # 39;

Earlier, Trade Me said they would continue to sell the shirts, despite the fact that the slogan promoted white supremacy because they did not break the rules

Earlier, Trade Me said they would continue to sell the shirts, despite the fact that the slogan promoted white supremacy because they did not break the rules

Earlier, Trade Me said they would continue to sell the shirts, despite the fact that the slogan promoted white supremacy because they did not break the rules

The white t-shirts are now being sold by another online store, Allgoods.co.nz.

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The new list says: & # 39; The infamous & # 39; It & # 39; s Okay To Be White & # 39; t-shirts that caused problems on TradeMe! & # 39;

& # 39; Resist the Orwellian thought police with this t-shirt! The Commission on Human Rights believes we should not sell these shirts – help you stand up for freedom of expression by telling them where to stay!

& # 39; It is by no means racist, hateful or divisive to say that it is good to be white! & # 39;

According to the list, delivery can take up to three weeks due to unprecedented demand & # 39 ;.

A spokesperson for Allgoodz.co.nz told Daily Mail Australia that the company will remove & # 39; clearly offensive, racist or illegal content in real time & # 39 ;.

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"In the case of this specific product, the moderation team did not find it offensive or racist after an original assessment," the spokesman said.

& # 39; There is clearly a line between freedom of expression and offensive content.

& # 39; For us, deleting content because some people interpret it in an offensive manner is a slippery slope that suppresses public debate and gives us a platform more power than we think is right.

& # 39; We do not feel that we have the authority or the right to decide what people can and cannot say outside of the apparently inappropriate content. & # 39;

Daily Mail Australia has contacted VJM Publishing for comments.

But the controversial white t-shirts are now being sold by another online store, Allgoods.co.nz
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But the controversial white t-shirts are now being sold by another online store, Allgoods.co.nz

But the controversial white t-shirts are now being sold by another online store, Allgoods.co.nz

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