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The White Woman’s Burden

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Below is a remarkable commercial in which a white woman is told that if she buys Pampers, the company will donate vaccines to children in other countries.

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Project MUSE - Advertising & Society Review - Images of Native Americans in Advertising

Project MUSE - Advertising & Society Review - Images of Native Americans in Advertising | Colorful Prism Of Racism | Scoop.it

Throughout its history, American advertising has used language and imagery depicting various ethnic and racial groups. A great many of these representations of non-White people would today be labeled as racist and stereotypical. Although contemporary advertising generally strives to be sensitive to multicultural issues, there remain many places in advertising and marketing where greater efforts are possible.

This unit focuses specifically on Native American (including Alaskan and Hawaiian) ethnic imagery in advertising. It examines both older representations and some more contemporary ones. It seeks not only to survey the story of Native Americans and advertising but also to serve as a model for similar investigations of the relationship between other ethnic/racial groups and advertising....


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Bad Hair Is No Joke (Or, Hairy Situations In Racism & Misogyny)

Bad Hair Is No Joke (Or, Hairy Situations In Racism & Misogyny) | Colorful Prism Of Racism | Scoop.it

I don’t know that I actually have to beat all the dead horses in this vintage ad, do I?  [But] while we are on the subject of hair…

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Horrible advertising & hair history.

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Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, November 19, 2013 9:15 PM

Horrible advertising & hair's cultural power.

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Horrible advertising & hair's cultural power.

Gracie Passette's curator insight, November 21, 2013 4:22 PM

The importanace of hair

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Vietnam And Its 'Exotic People' Are The New Black, According To Absurd Luxury Retailer Campaign

Vietnam And Its 'Exotic People' Are The New Black, According To Absurd Luxury Retailer Campaign | Colorful Prism Of Racism | Scoop.it
Although the 2013 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue was the latest example of the egregious use of international people and their so-called "traditional ways" as contrasting props and backdrops for the models, Deputy Editor Dodai Stewart pointed...

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