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Milk Commercial Adds to Many Misinterpreted Ads

By: Andrew Robichaud - Published: • References: slate & asylum
When it comes to advertisements, perception plays a large part in the way they are received by viewers.

The video above is a new milk ad that is suspected of being discriminatory towards African-Americans.

For as long as discrimination and ads have existed there has always been a conflict within the perception of ads that border the fine line between just a commercial, and potential racism--dating back to the first time the world met Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben.

This milk advertisement, while intending to simply sell a product or service, has the potential to be misinterpreted as discrimination.

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