Whining is a one way street
Boiling over on Twitter this afternoon are claims that a print ad for Nivea’s “Give a Damn Campaign” is racist. It features a clean-shaven black man getting ready to toss away his scraggly unshaven head and the words “Re-Civilize Yourself.” The debate is being helped along by any number of sites, including Clutch, The Root and Huffington Post, all of which have posed a version of the question “Is this ad racist?” along with a photo of the ad.
But what few of them are doing is running the other ad in the campaign, which features a clean-shaven white guy getting ready to toss away his scraggly unshaven head and the words, “Sin City isn’t an excuse to look like hell.”
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