Racist advertisements are more common than you would think. In my quest to learn more about the history of advertisement, I found these shocking examples of vintage advertisements with a “racism in advertising” theme.
I never thought that studying the history of advertising, marketing and promotion would shock me. But when I first saw these racist advertisements, I was shocked.
These vintage advertisements speak for themselves. But if you would like to offer your comment or point us to other such vintage advertisements, please use the comment field below. See even more vintage advertisements on Pinterest here.
Nigger Make-Up – racist ad from the 1930’s
Jell-O racist ad from 1922
Pears´soap from 1884
Racist billboard election campaign against former president Obama
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