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This St. Patrick's Day 'Drunk Lives Matter' Shirt Is Stirring A Lot Of Controversy

By Mark Pygas

For most Americans, St. Patrick's Day is a day for getting blackout drunk and telling everyone exactly what percentage Irish you are. 

Amazon has come under fire for selling apparel for St. Patrick’s Day featuring the slogan “Drunk Lives Matter.” The t-shirt references the anti-racism movement that started in 2012, following the acquittal of George Zimmerman, who shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Black Lives Matter was founded by three community organizers: Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, and Opal Tometi, to organize and raise awareness for racism and structural inequalities. 

Source: Amazon