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NYC Transit Official on Anti-Islam Ads: 'Our Hands Are Tied'

NYC Transit Official on Anti-Islam Ads: ‘Our Hands Are Tied’

by Jamilah King on September 23 2014, 10:49AM

The ads are sponsored by the American Freedom Defense Initiative, a group that the Southern Poverty Law Center has designated an “active anti-Muslim group.”

Topics: Culture

Parents of Biracial Cheerios Girl Say They Were 'Excited' About Negative Comments

Parents of Biracial Cheerios Girl Say They Were ‘Excited’ About Negative Comments

by Jorge Rivas on June 12 2013, 11:33AM

Cheerios commercial star and her family made an appearance on MSNBC.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Cheerios' Biracial Family Ad Becomes Their Most Viewed on YouTube

Cheerios’ Biracial Family Ad Becomes Their Most Viewed on YouTube

by Jorge Rivas on June 3 2013, 2:23PM

The Cheerios commercial starring a white mother, a black father and their biracial daughter is the most popular ad on the cereal’s YouTube channel. The spot began airing on national television last Monday and was uploaded to YouTube on Wednesday….

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Cheerios Ad Starring Interracial Family Ignites Racist Hate Storm

Cheerios Ad Starring Interracial Family Ignites Racist Hate Storm

by Jorge Rivas on May 31 2013, 11:12AM

We’ve seen interracial couples on television for decades but corporate companies have largely stayed away from including them in advertising.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

5 Really Bad Teen Pregnancy Prevention Ads

5 Really Bad Teen Pregnancy Prevention Ads

by Jamilah King on March 6 2013, 1:46PM

A brief history in public shaming.

Topics: /NOW

Bloomberg Businessweek’s New Name-That-Racial-Stereotype Cover

by Channing Kennedy on February 28 2013, 12:52PM

What century is it? It’s hard to tell from this mainstream financial mag’s cover illustration.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

The New and Improved 'God Made a Farmer' Ads

The New and Improved ‘God Made a Farmer’ Ads

by Jorge Rivas on February 6 2013, 3:32PM

“We saw Dodge’s ‘God Made A Farmer’ ad and we thought it didn’t reflect the whole picture. So we gave it a bit of a fix,” reads the description for the video uploaded to the Brave New Foundation’s YouTube channel. The video…

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Latino Farmers Breaking Barriers in Midwest

Latino Farmers Breaking Barriers in Midwest

by Jorge Rivas on February 5 2013, 1:22PM

PRI’s “The World” reporter Anna Boiko-Weyrauch reports on a new U.S. government project is supporting immigrant farmers.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Here's What the Super Bowl Farmer Ad Left Out

Here’s What the Super Bowl Farmer Ad Left Out

by Jorge Rivas on February 4 2013, 11:16AM

There is growing ethnic and racial diversity among farm operators nationwide, and the percentage of women operators is up.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Flash Mob Brings Us Closer to Cancer Free

Flash Mob Brings Us Closer to Cancer Free

by Jorge Rivas on February 1 2013, 2:12PM

Let’s hope that one you’ll be watching the Super Bowl and come across a commercial like this one.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Win, Fail or Racist? 5 Super Bowl Commercials For You to Chime in On

Win, Fail or Racist? 5 Super Bowl Commercials For You to Chime in On

by Jorge Rivas on January 31 2013, 10:41AM

Take a look at the commercials and tell us if you think they’re a win, a big fail or racist.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Watch Jamaicans React To Volkswagen's Super Bowl Ad [Video]

Watch Jamaicans React To Volkswagen’s Super Bowl Ad [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on January 31 2013, 8:54AM

The Jamaica Gleaner went out and asked the Caribbean island’s citizens how they felt about the ad and found some didn’t agree with the minister of tourism.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Victoria’s Secret Sexy Native American Headdress Runway Disaster

by Jorge Rivas on November 9 2012, 4:22PM

And November is Native American History month.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Meet the New Gerber Baby: Mary Jane Montoya

Meet the New Gerber Baby: Mary Jane Montoya

by Jorge Rivas on November 9 2012, 12:29PM

On November 6, 2012, the same day millions of Latinos took to the polls to vote, Gerber announced the winner of their latest Gerber baby photo contest.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

How the Romney and Obama Campaigns Racially Typefaced You

How the Romney and Obama Campaigns Racially Typefaced You

by Jorge Rivas on November 5 2012, 12:00PM

Take a look at how both campaigns labeled the so-called “minority” groups.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Samuel L. Jackson Debuts F-Bomb-Laced Pro-Obama Voting Ad

Samuel L. Jackson Debuts F-Bomb-Laced Pro-Obama Voting Ad

by Jorge Rivas on September 27 2012, 12:45PM

Actor Samuel L. Jackson has a message for Democrats who supported President Barack Obama in 2008 but aren’t enthusiastic this time around.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Chicano Poet Takes on Anti-Muslim 'Savage' Ads [Video]

Chicano Poet Takes on Anti-Muslim ‘Savage’ Ads [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on September 26 2012, 4:01PM

Spoken word artist Mark Gonzales takes on the racist advertisements paid for by Pamela Geller and her organization the American Freedom Defense Initiative that referred to Muslims as savages.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

New Yorkers Tag Racist 'Savage' Jihad Subway Ads

New Yorkers Tag Racist ‘Savage’ Jihad Subway Ads

by Jorge Rivas on September 25 2012, 2:28PM

A collection of anti-Muslim ads have been making their way across the country. And in each city, they’re being met with a good dose of truth-telling.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Obama Campaign Releases Ad Targeting Romney's '47 Percent' Remarks

Obama Campaign Releases Ad Targeting Romney’s ‘47 Percent’ Remarks

by Jorge Rivas on September 18 2012, 2:15PM

The Obama/Biden just released an ad on YouTube that responds to Romney’s comments.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

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

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