Black shirts, i wear one on occasion, and when the mood suits, i agree that black items can fade, and can take on a grubby appearance when washed a few times.
As for the political rubbish, it's nowt to do with me, if people want to point and think whatever, thats up to them.
The only thing i try to do with a black shirt, is give it a bit of ping with contrasting and lighter colurs.
As always personal taste plays a part in what we buy and wear.
I spy a regular contributer to this thread, deep in conversation in the pic below, i think we had a good natter that night, and those vodka shots advertised played havoc with me, i shant go into detail