May 16, 2008
Article from : http://www. racialicious. com/2008/03/24/discovering-coonskin/
"It has been reported that clothing company Supreme is creating a line of tee shirts based on the 1975 film Coonskin."
History of the film : "
Coonskin uses a variety of racist caricatures from blackface minstrelsy and darky iconography, including stereotypes featured in Hollywood films and cartoons, presented in a manner that was intended to satirize the racism of the material and images rather than reinforce it. In the book That’s Blaxploitation! Roots of the Baadasssss ‘Tuded X by an All-Whyte Jury), Darius James writes that “Bakshi pukes the iconagraphic bile of a racist culture back in its stupid, bloated face, wipes his chin and smiles Dirty Harry style." click here to read full history
All I know is that I would never buy this shirt and if I see anyone wearing it I'll through red paint on it.