That One Time A Company Ignored The Racist Haters And Proceeded With Another 'Shocking' Commercial

A while ago, Cheerios aired a regular commercial featuring regular parents and a regular (although very cute) little girl. But wow, did that ordinary ad bring out the ugly in a lot of people. Cheerios had to disable the comments to stop the racist hate Read More …

Some Smart People Were Asked Why Race Still Matters. Here Are Their 1-Sentence Answers.

“Facing” race (acknowledging it, what it means, and how it affects us and everything around us) can be hard. This video is advertising a dope conference that wants to make it easier, but trust me: You can start right where you are. And here are Read More …

A Catalog That Believes Reality Can Sell Clothes Better Than Photoshop

These are images from the catalog for Debenhams, a British department store. Don’t you wish every store expanded their ideas of beauty like they have? Share this (if you think more advertising should look like this) by clicking the Facebook and Twitter buttons below.

A Hilarious Stand-Up Routine About How Commercials For Black People Actually Sound

If you’re unsure whether the newest cast member of “SNL” is funny, take a look at this clip. She so succinctly highlights what is so wrong with this kind of targeted advertising, and in such a hilarious way. Share this (if you think this is Read More …

What Color Is Naked?

The word “nude,” in the beauty and fashion industry, has often been used to describe a pale beige color. Which is great … if you happen to have skin that color. Fortunately for those of us who aren’t pale beige, and love to rock a Read More …

Has Advertising Gotten Less Racist Or Just More Subtle?

It seems like advertisements try to sell products by any means necessary. Many advertisements think about their target consumers as actual people, but this is what happens when an ad tries to target a stereotype.

CNN Asks An Expert A Dumb Question. His Answer Kills It.

Whether or not you already know who Reza Aslan is, know this: This man is a voice of reason. From the moment he starts talking at 1:21, I’m absolutely smitten with his words. Skip to 4:49 to watch him answer the question we’re all waiting Read More …