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Gene "G.D." Demby is the founder and editor of PostBourgie. In his day job, he blogs and reports on race and ethnicity for NPR's Code Switch team.
  • shani-o

    That Couple’s Retreat thing is just like the Polish Microsoft ad that superimposed a white man where a black man originally sat.

    Sometimes I wonder if it’s not that international markets have a problem with black people in advertising, but that marketers in the States just think they do.

    • Yeah, there’s probably some discomfort, but the response to it by American marketing agencies seems to be way overblown.

      Or maybe they know something we don’t?