[pic] Is the ‘Dove VisibleCare’ Ad Racist?

Probably just a mistake, can’t see Dove being that stupid enough to alienate what is probably a large portion of their consumer base.

via Huff Post
Now making the internet rounds: a new, supposed Dove ad called out for connoting an underlying bias. (Editor’s note: Dove hasn’t taken responsibility for the promotion, although commenters on various sites recount seeing it in magazines.)

Via Copyranter, comes the image for the brand’s VisibleCare body wash, showing three women — one black, one possibly Latina and one blonde — standing in front of “before” and “after” images. Copyranter’s takeaway: “Dove body wash turns Black Women into Latino Women into White Women.” Jezebel refers to it as “unintentionally(?) racist,”adding, “Bye-bye black skin, hello white skin! (Scrub hard!)”

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One thought on “[pic] Is the ‘Dove VisibleCare’ Ad Racist?

  1. You know I am usually the first one to call out something that is racist , but for some reason I do not see this as being as such.

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