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You have to dress for the part.

This unidentified man was caught making his way to a confederate flag rally, with the stars and bars held aloft, a KKK hat at the ready and a pair of FUBU shoes on his feet.

FUBU is an acronym meaning "For Us By Us" and was started by entrepreneur Daymond John as a way to inject money back into the black community by making their own fashion.

Hasn't that guy ever seen the LL Cool J commercial?



Unfortunately, the gentleman was unwilling to hear out reporter George Chidi who uploaded the video, instead bringing the attention back to what he hates.

"I hate what you people are doing to my county," the man said.

Apparently, he has no problem with the industriousness and fashion appeal of the footwear.

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Adidas is trying to quell an international sh*tstorm after pics of its new JS Roundhouse Mids sneakers were posted to Facebook late last week. "Got a sneaker game so hot you lock your kicks to your ankles?" asks the tagline.

Facebook commenters accused the shoes of being offensive to African-Americans because the shackles evoke imagery of slavery.

"Adidas, you should be ashamed of yourselves. The mockery of oppression that has not been overcome," one Facebook user wrote.

"Slavery isn't a fashion example," said another. "Everyone involved in this show should be fired ASAP! This is the new reason I won't buy any Adidas anymore!"

A spokeswoman for Adidas responded with a statement: "Jeremy Scott is renowned as a designer whose style is quirky and lighthearted and his previous shoe designs for Adidas Originals have, for example, included panda heads and Mickey Mouse. Any suggestion that this is linked to slavery is untruthful."

The shoes are due out in August.

UPDATE: Aaaand, the JS Roundhouse Mids have been canceled.

[fox]

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