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Urban Outfitters pulls 'blood-spattered' Kent State sweat shirt
Urban Outfitters pulls 'blood-spattered' Kent State sweat shirt

Clothing retailer Urban Outfitters apologized Monday morning after it received major backlash for trying to sell a “vintage” Kent State University sweat shirt that appeared to be covered in blood spatter. The university was the scene of an infamous bloody demonstration in 1970, in which four students were killed and nine others injured after the National Guard fired on students who were protesting the Vietnam War. The sweat shirt, which was listed on the company’s website for $129, was apparently part of its “Vintage Finds” collection, handpicked one-of-a-kind pieces. Screenshots of the item published by BuzzFeed late Sunday show the university logo in...