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This Snapple Ad Pitting An Asian Man vs. A Black Man In A Battle For Superiority While Two White Men Watch Makes Me VERY Uncomfortable
Okay. So lemme get this straight.
The yellow man is (yellow) lemonade, and the black man is (black) tea.
They disagree on which one is superior.
So they duke it out while two white men look on approvingly as spectators?
Is this Snapple ad promoting tea or a race war? Seriously, I can’t tell.
[via Feminist Philosophers]
Thanks, Sara and BB for your thoughts!
And never mind what her own mother thinks, let’s ask our esteemed TMZ readers what race baby Nahla is:
Filed under: Gabriel Aubry, Halle Berry, Halle Berry Custody Battle, Halle Berry Ebony Magazine Cover, Interracial Relationships, Mixed People, Mixed-Race Babies, Mixed-Race People, One Drop Theory, Race War, Race Wars, Ridiculous Headlines, TMZ, TMZzz
Loretta Sanchez, Blue Dog Dem incumbent representing California’s 47th Congressional District, would like to introduce her new web series*, How To Lose Votes And Alienate People. Here’s the first installation, pulled from a recent interview on Univisión’s Al Punto show:
Well shit, man. If I didn’t know any better, I’d venture that Sanchez’s eyebrows were–with an intensity–trying to cultivate a race war in Orange County. Those eyebrows betta hope this Vietnamese lady doesn’t come across them in a dark alley while packing Tweezerman Luxe Edition Swarovski® Crystal Slant® tweezers anytime soon. AND THAT IS NOT AN EMPTY THREAT!
*not an actual web series
Filed under: Anti-Latino, Blue Dog Democrats, Boat People, CA 47th Congressional District, Calling Immigrants Anti-Immigrant, Community, Congress, Don't Fuck With Jungle Asians, Drivel, Dumb Democrats, Dummyheads, Eyebrows That Frighten Me, Fools, Jungle Asians, Loretta Sanchez, Making Van Tran's Campaign Easy, Orange County, Race Wars, Really? There's No Better Option Than This Bitch?, The Vietnamese, Univision, Van Tran, Vietnamese Community, What If The Shoe Were On The Other Foot?, Xenophobia
Without question, MLK Day should be observed as day of remembrance and celebration–Dr. King’s peaceful, powerful activism for civil liberties and justice during the 1960s is one of the proudest memories in this country’s history.
Remembering Dr. King, it is hard to forget the pained words of friend Bobby Kennedy as he delivered the April 4, 1968 statement on King’s death to a crowd of confused, angry, hurt, lost Americans.
Continue reading All Is Quiet On A Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Filed under: Assassinasian, Bobby Kennedy, Civil Rights, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Fighting, Martin Luther King Jr., Martin Luther King Jr. Day, MLK Day, National Holidays, Non-Violent Protest, Race Dialogue, Race Relations, Race Wars, Remembering, RFK, RFK Speech, the Civil Rights Movement