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I really like USA Network’s “Characters Unite” ad, which celebrates cultural and gender diversity. And the network lives up to the hype, because its lineup of shows has got to be among the most diverse on television.
Wondering why Google hasn’t removed the offensive blog that depicts First Lady Michelle Obama as a monkey?
Simple. They don’t want to. My guess is that they think such an action will sully their reputation in the tech community.
Under the Terms of Service for Blogger (which Google owns and where the offensive image is currently hosted), Google could immediately revoke the blogging account which hosts the offensive image of Mrs. Obama:
You can add Universal Pictures to the list of companies that develop marketing materials with cultural diversity and then surreptitiously remove the Black people from those same materials. When exposed by some enterprising blogger or whoever, they apologized and promised to market the movie differently elsewhere. It’s not like we haven’t heard about this kind of thing before.
This is a move that just doesn’t make sense: why couldn’t all four couples be in both posters?
When you’re a cheerleader for a prominent sports team, you have to be careful about posting your blackface photos on Facebook, because, well, someone might just use them as an “anonymous tip”:
The cheerleader in question, according to the Facebook screenshots, appears to be 21-year-old Whitney Isleib, who I assume is dressing up for Halloween as Lil Wayne…An anonymous tipster made us aware of these photos on her Facebook page.
Of course, the easiest way to avoid this kind of situation is not to dress up in blackface at all. But she probably has little to worry about: she’s from Texas and the Cowboys have won their last three games.
Think about it: she makes a living cheering for a team of predominantly Black athletes and when she has time off, she thinks blackface is funny.
I left my career as a corporate lawyer to author Double Outsiders (JIST Works, 2007), an award-winning book about the lives and experiences of professional women of color. Since then, I've continued writing as a freelancer and columnist and have been cited in the Associated Press, Working Mother, and the National Law Journal, among others. In Hyphenated, I'll continue writing about women of color, but will also expand my focus to look at issues impacting women and people of color generally in society. You can find me on a bunch of different social networks, but most often on Twitter (@jescarter).