Dark Temptation

Posted in Culture by akacocolopez on February 12, 2009

I’ve been trying hard to not pull the “race card” on this ad, but it is just so apparent that something wrong is going on here. Dark Temptation text, Allen Toussaint vocals, and a white male becoming hypersexualized which in turn means he is a grinning blackface chocolate person that only white women are after.

I would think the game, drives the idea home further:



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  1. Coloured is Better « AKACOCOLOPEZ said, on March 4, 2009 at 6:19 am

    […] imagine the day any kind of American laundry detergent would make an ad like this…well unless Axe eventually makes laundry […]

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