Amid Blackface Controversy Gucci Planning ‘Culture Diversity And Awareness’
After the blackface controversy the past couple of weeks clothing brand Gucci plans to fix culture diversity and awareness.
According to USA Today, Mark Bizzarri president and CEO of Gucci released a statement speaking about the incident and announced the company is taking "full accountability for this mishap."
We accept full accountability for this incident, which has exposed shortfalls in our ongoing strategic approach to embedding diversity and inclusion in both our organization and in our activities.
Also Bizzarri mentioned his appreciation to the Harlem designer Dapper Dan, who collaborated with the label to address a new plan of action saying he is grateful to Dapper Dan for his assistance in the role he's played to bring community leaders together to offer their counsel at this time.
Gucci plans to hire global and regional directors for diversity and inclusion, multi-cultural design scholarship programs, diversity and exclusivity awareness program, and global exchange program.