Introducing our thought-provoking “Been Used” shirt – a powerful garment that boldly confronts the darkest chapters of history, exposing the biggest crimes against humanity committed on American Indians and Black Americans by the United States. This isn’t just clothing; it’s a visual narrative that demands attention and reflection.
Embark on a journey through the annals of time as this shirt highlights the painful realities endured by indigenous and Black communities. From Colonization and Forced Displacement to the Traumatic Transatlantic Slave Trade, this shirt brings to light the harrowing Trail of Tears, the tragic Indian Boarding Schools, and the haunting Massacre at Wounded Knee.
Venture deeper into history with poignant reminders of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study, the insidious practice of Redlining and Housing Discrimination, and the violence of the Civil Rights Era. The narrative continues with the stark realities of Mass Incarceration, The War on Drugs, and the Weaponization of Rap Music.
This top isn’t just a piece of fabric; it’s a bold statement, a call to acknowledge the weight of history, and a visual testament to the resilience of communities that have faced unspeakable injustices. Wear it not just with pride but with a commitment to confronting uncomfortable truths, fostering dialogue, and advocating for justice.
As you don “Been Used”, you become a bearer of history, challenging the status quo and promoting a deeper understanding of the struggles faced by American Indians and Black Americans. It’s more than clothing; it’s a visual demand for awareness, empathy, and a collective commitment to rewriting the narrative for a more just and equitable future.