Racist Advertisements

The retailer is paying for recklessness.

The British advertising watchdog group, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), wrote in a statement that it would not take any action against Kraft Food’s Cadbury chocolate over a alleged racist ad that compared to model Naomi Campbell to a chocolate product. In a written response, the ASA said it did not intervene in matters of […]

Anyone reading this understands the power of words.  Words allow us to share vital information, create new ideas and perhaps most strikingly, influence our thought process.  Words after all have consequences.  So when the folks at Cadbury decided to compare super model Naomi Campbell to a chocolate bar in their latest ad, what exactly were […]

Naomi Campbell is suing Cadbury over an ad campaign that compares the super-model to chocolate.

A new advertisement for Dove’s “Visible Care” body wash is facing criticism for what is seen as racist undertones in it’s depiction of women of different skin tones that apparently implies that the lighter woman was the ideal result. An advertising blog first posted the ad under the title, “”Dove body wash turns Black Women […]

NEW YORK — A New Jersey mother who was shocked to learn that her 6-year-old daughter’s face was on a provocative anti-abortion billboard in New York says she’s angry she hasn’t received an apology from the group responsible for the advertisement.