Target Is Taking Heat For This 'Annie' Ad Featuring A White Model Since The New Movie Stars A Black Actress

December 31, 2014 9:59 AM

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Target has come under fire for featuring a white model in a campaign to promote its new “Annie for Target” clothing line because the actress who plays “Annie” in the latest movie is black.

Yahoo Parenting reports that one 8-year-old biracial Annie “super fan” saw an ad online, which featured a white girl wearing Annie’s iconic red dress and locket outfit, and said to her mum: “That’s not what Annie looks like. How come the new black Annie isn’t good enough? Does that mean I’m not good...

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