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Under Armour Condemned Over Iwo Jima "Band Of Ballers" Basketball Shirt

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A t-shirt that appropriates the imagery of raising the flag on Iwo Jima has apparel maker Under Armour under attack.

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Hundreds of people outraged by the shirt have been flooding Under Armour’s Facebook page today with complaints. Under Armour calls the shirt “Band of Ballers” which is if not insensitive also geographically inaccurate.

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Update (12:20 p.m.): Under Armour has pulled the shirt:

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