We’ve covered a number of race-related issues at Trend Hunter. We’ve tried to remain as neutral as possible and let the issues tell the story; in that vein, these innovations are universal in that they are all controversial.
From racist photoshopping for album covers to cultural stereotype parodies like ‘Stuff White People Like,’ race continues to be a hot topic of discussion.
Implications - Despite the number of race-related trends, many of them are either controversial or humorous -- depending on the person. With that being said, it is clear that the idea of a "post-racial" society is one to be challenged. All in all, this trend reflects that many people continue to have strong reactions to micro-trends like racist photoshopping and online cultural stereotypes.
From Racist Editorials to Stereotypical Ads, is Racism Still Alive?
Racist Political Pins
Republican Pin Crosses The Line
Fashion Against Racism, Social Inequality
One 4 All
Blog Book Deals
Stuff White People Like
Cultural Stereotype Parodies
'White People Problems' by the Selwyn Brothers & Atom.com
NY Post Obama ‘Chimp Attack' Crosses The Line
Desperate Housewives Controversy
Filipinos Protest Racist Comments
Racist Car Commercials
Nissan Upsets Saudis
Deliberate Ad Discrimination?
Milk Commercial Adds to Many Misinterpreted Ads
Racist Obama Magazine Covers
Vanity Fair Parodies New Yorker
Promotions with Cultural Stereotypes
'Lonely Fortune Writer' Ad Singles Asian-Americans Out
Barack Obama is a Monkey in Japanese Ad
Political Sock Monkeys (UPDATE)
TheSockObama Discontinued, Racist
Is Disney Racist?
4 Intolerant Characters (Super Video Gallery)
Vogue Italia Stereotypes a Black Woman as a Maid
L'Oreal Denies Whitening Beyonce
Racist Comic Books
Controversial ‘Hot' Lists
Maxim ‘World's 100 Most Beautiful Women' a
Racist McDonalds Ad?
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