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Under Armour Removes Iwo Jima-Inspired Shirt After Complaints

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Under Armour is removing its “Band of Ballers” shirt, which was inspired by the image of U.S. soldiers raising an American flag on Iwo Jima during World War II, following a wave of criticism.

The shirt, made by Under Armour, depicted athletes raising a basket ball hoop in a similar fashion. The backlash against the company for the portrayal was swift.

Under Armour responded in a series of tweets over the weekend:

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