Dove soap apologizes after racist ad that reminds us how racism is a common advertising tool

This weekend, Twitter exploded with calls to boycott soapmaker Dove after the company posted an incredibly tone-deaf and insensitive Facebook ad that shows exactly what happens when unconscious bias makes its way into advertising. 

Dove has removed a Facebook ad that sparked outrage over the weekend for showcasing its body wash alongside a black woman who was shown pulling off her brown T-shirt to reveal a white woman wearing an ivory T-shirt.

This seems to be a pattern for


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