Thursday, November 19, 2009

copyranter on ANIMAL NY: Ivory 1930s.

It's the latest installment of Retro Racist Ad of the Week. Previously, Sanka made fun of evil, lazy, stupid Mexicans. Now, an Ivory ad that featured a black porter "as smooth as chocolate custard." (link)


Anonymous pharmad said...

Surprisingly he was not referred to as "George" -- as all pullman porters were back in the day because Mr. and Mrs. Whytee could not bother to use their real names. A. Philip Randolph would be proud...not.

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