By Andrea Plaid
I really need to figure out why people outside of Black communities stay needing to play around with still-volatile n-word. It just doesn’t go too well, especially when folks want to use it to show how oh-so-edgy they are. Example: here’s a spoof on the going-for-a-hipper-image Kmart commercials that goes for it:
However, below is a parody that I am here for: this fake ad takes on the now-famous Cheerios commercial featuring the mixed-race family. Check it out:
Again, I love it because it further reveals the ridiculousness of the vitriol thrown at the original ad and then dares the racists and homophobes to further reveal their hatred…but that’s just me.
What do you think, readers?
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