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'Mad Men's' First Black Character Finally Gets a Storyline

‘Mad Men’s’ First Black Character Finally Gets a Storyline

by Jamilah King on April 21 2014, 11:06AM

And it only took seven seasons.

Topics: Culture

Twitter Mocks Air France's Racist Geisha Ads

Twitter Mocks Air France’s Racist Geisha Ads

by Jamilah King on April 9 2014, 10:00AM

Hey Air France, your orientalism is in the air.

Topics: Culture

Nike Launches New LGBT Line for Gay Pride

Nike Launches New LGBT Line for Gay Pride

by Jamilah King on June 13 2013, 10:08AM

Nike loves its gay athletes.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Samuel Jackson's New Ad: 'Wake the F--k Up and Vote for Obama'

Samuel Jackson’s New Ad: ‘Wake the F—k Up and Vote for Obama’

by Jorge Rivas on September 14 2012, 1:30PM

If the reports are true, the commercial is said to be filled with wonderful, colorful language.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

D.C. Launches First Ever Transgender Respect Ad Campaign

D.C. Launches First Ever Transgender Respect Ad Campaign

by Jorge Rivas on September 14 2012, 11:35AM

Advocates are calling it the first government-funded campaign focused exclusively on the betterment of transgender and gender non-conforming people.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Sketch Comedy Troupe Takes On Mary J. Blige Burger King Commercial

Sketch Comedy Troupe Takes On Mary J. Blige Burger King Commercial

by Jorge Rivas on April 12 2012, 4:22PM

New York based sketch comedy troupe Second City bring you the secretly obtained video of Mary J Blige commercials for Burger King.”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

NASCAR is Looking for an Ad Agency to Tell Latinos They're Bienvenidos at Daytona

NASCAR is Looking for an Ad Agency to Tell Latinos They’re Bienvenidos at Daytona

by Jorge Rivas on March 20 2012, 4:15PM

The family owned group that governs multiple auto racing sports events is likely looking to bite in the wallets of the fastest growing demographic in the nation.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Jeremy Lin Set To Announce First Global Endorsement Deal with Volvo

by Jorge Rivas on March 19 2012, 3:42PM

Although Jeremy Lin sports Nike shoes during games and is said to be in the works to create his own show with the athletic wear company, he has yet to announce any major endorsements.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Jeremy Lin, /NOW

Rush Limbaugh's Lost 20 Advertisers -- But Experts Expect They'll Be Back

Rush Limbaugh’s Lost 20 Advertisers — But Experts Expect They’ll Be Back

by Jorge Rivas on March 6 2012, 11:12AM

Five more advertisers announced they will no longer advertise on Rush Limbaugh’s radio show, bringing the total number to 20.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Facebook Adds 'Ethnic' Tab to its Ad-Buying Platform; Latinos First Group Targeted

Facebook Adds ‘Ethnic’ Tab to its Ad-Buying Platform; Latinos First Group Targeted

by Jorge Rivas on February 22 2012, 10:00AM

This marks the first time Facebook has allowed marketers a direct means of targeting ethnic groups.

Topics: Media, /NOW

New Snapple Commercial: 'Blatant Racism' Say Commenters Online

New Snapple Commercial: ‘Blatant Racism’ Say Commenters Online

by Jorge Rivas on February 17 2012, 11:59AM

A Snapple commercial advertising a new “half & half” lemonade and tea drink is sparking controversy online. Watch the commercial and vote.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Actress Lisa Chan Apologizes for Anti-Chinese Hoekstra Ad

Actress Lisa Chan Apologizes for Anti-Chinese Hoekstra Ad

by Jorge Rivas on February 16 2012, 9:51AM

Lisa Chan, the 21-year-old actress who appeared in Michigan Senate candidate Pete Hoekstra’s anti-Chinese campaign released an apology Wednesday.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Ads Airing on Fox News: Keep 'Legal' Immigrants Out Too [Video]

Ads Airing on Fox News: Keep ‘Legal’ Immigrants Out Too [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on February 15 2012, 1:50PM

A conservative group has launched a campaign to get the Federal government to limit the number of foreign workers that are allowed to enter the country with worker visas.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Beyoncé is the Whitest She's Ever Been in New Album Promo

Beyoncé is the Whitest She’s Ever Been in New Album Promo

by Jorge Rivas on January 19 2012, 12:42PM

The new promo ad released by Beyoncé Knowles’ camp to promote the 2011 album “4,” finds Beyoncé with blonde hair, bleached eyebrows and the lightest skin we’ve ever seen on her.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Asian Americans Finally in Commercials -- As Tech Geeks

Asian Americans Finally in Commercials — As Tech Geeks

by Jorge Rivas on August 24 2011, 10:21AM

The Washington Post reports on a growing trend that’s playing off of old stereotypes.

Topics: Media

Nivea Apologizes for Ad Telling Black Men to 'Re-civilize' Themselves

Nivea Apologizes for Ad Telling Black Men to ‘Re-civilize’ Themselves

by Bryan Gerhart on August 19 2011, 9:49AM

The company’s “Re-civilize yourself” campaign rightfully struck a chord.

Topics: Media

Lady Wowza: 3 of the Worst Commercials in Advertising History

Lady Wowza: 3 of the Worst Commercials in Advertising History

by Akiba Solomon on July 20 2011, 10:03AM

In an attempt at rebranding, Summer’s Eve feminine hygiene products now have a racially coded identity. It really stinks.

Topics: Gender

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