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No Question: This Nivea ad is racially insensitive (update: they apologized)

The black blogs are a buzz about this ad. Um…so a black man’s uncivilized self = Questlove.  AKA. a guy with a big afro and facial hair?  Really, Nivea?  I read about this on Tumblr and was cracking up at … Continue reading

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Walmart Chooses “Gangsta” Rap and Strippers Over Patriots for Black History Month

I really, really wanted to be surprised by this story, but I know better. Walmart is about business, the business of selling stuff.  They want $$.  I think this is a case of capitalism…not racism.  Let’s be honest, if you … Continue reading

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