Crowley Calls On Urban Outfitters To Cease With The Stereotypes O’ The Irish

 Crowley Calls On Urban Outfitters To Cease With The Stereotypes O The IrishToday, Congressman Joe Crowley along with fellow local members of the House of Representatives Carolyn Maloney, Eliot Engel and Peter King and five other lawmakers called on the CEO of Urban Outfitters to cease selling clothing items which they say negatively stereotype Irish and Irish-Americans.

“By selling and promoting these items, Urban Outfitters is only fueling stereotypes that many Irish-Americans, as well as the people of Ireland, work so hard to dispel,said Mr. Crowley in a statement.

Among the offensive items include a hat which refers to “Irish Yoga” as someone vomiting, a beverage container with the words “Leprechaun (expletive)”, and a T-shirt with the slogan “Irish I Were Drunk.” Continue reading “Crowley Calls On Urban Outfitters To Cease With The Stereotypes O’ The Irish”