Anthropologie Selling $400 Racist Lamp

Gawker flags the offending item: a racially insensitive candlestick featuring some caricatured versions of an Asian person, what might be a clown or Inuit person, and what is certainly a black “Mammy” figure. With JFK thrown in there for good measure. As one Gawker commenter puts it: “And to think I’d completely given up hope on finding an accessory to complement my Sambo-watermelon, no-ticky-no-washy, lazy sombrero Mexican, hook-nosed avarist Jew dinette set.” [Gawker]