Opinions & Features August 01, 2019 at 04:00 pm

These 8 popular brands were racist for exhibiting works that demeaned black people

Mildred Europa Taylor | Head of Content

Mildred Europa Taylor August 01, 2019 at 04:00 pm

August 01, 2019 at 04:00 pm | Opinions & Features

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In October 2017, Dove apologised after publishing an advert on its Facebook page which showed a black woman turning into a white woman. The ad showed a black woman removing her top to reveal a white woman underneath apparently after using Dove body lotion. The white woman subsequently takes off her top and turns into a Middle Eastern woman. Dove was accused of racism over the online advertising campaign and it later admitted it had “missed the mark” with the image it posted on Facebook.


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