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San Francisco Board Of Supervisors Proposes Putting Soda Tax On Nov. Ballot

REPORT: Companies Target Black and Latinx Youth With Junk Food Ads

The candy, soda and fast food industries disproportionately push their products on kids of color.

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H&M Apologizes for Advertising 'Coolest Monkey in the Jungle' Hoodie With Black Child Model

The clothing retailer removed the image, but will still sell the hoodie in the United Kingdom.

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This Racist Ad Will Take Your Breath Away

Just. Wow.

Report: Latino and Black Kids Targeted With Junk Food Ads, Linked to Obesity

Study says that junk- and fast-food companies are targeting black and brown kids, and it’s contributing to higher obesity rates.

Graphic Design Company Insists 'Hanging Tree' Ad Was Not About Race

Seasalt & Co. writes that “seeing the noose wasn’t meant to think of a certain race being hung. It was left empty to represent that we refuse to be judged and hung in a non [literal] sense.”

Graphic Design Company in Hot Water Over Noose Ad

Seasalt & Co. to social media commenters: ‘If you feel your rights are being violated, please contact the civil rights department with your concerns.’

'Mad Men's' First Black Character Finally Gets a Storyline

And it only took seven seasons.

Twitter Mocks Air France's Racist Geisha Ads

Hey Air France, your orientalism is in the air.

Nike Launches New LGBT Line for Gay Pride

Nike loves its gay athletes.

Samuel Jackson's New Ad: 'Wake the F--k Up and Vote for Obama'

If the reports are true, the commercial is said to be filled with wonderful, colorful language.

D.C. Launches First Ever Transgender Respect Ad Campaign

Advocates are calling it the first government-funded campaign focused exclusively on the betterment of transgender and gender non-conforming people.

Sketch Comedy Troupe Takes On Mary J. Blige Burger King Commercial

New York based sketch comedy troupe Second City bring you the secretly obtained video of Mary J Blige commercials for Burger King.”

NASCAR is Looking for an Ad Agency to Tell Latinos They're Bienvenidos at Daytona

The family owned group that governs multiple auto racing sports events is likely looking to bite in the wallets of the fastest growing demographic in the nation.

Jeremy Lin Set To Announce First Global Endorsement Deal with Volvo

Although Jeremy Lin sports Nike shoes during games and is said to be in the works to create his own show with the athletic wear company, he has yet to announce any major endorsements.

Rush Limbaugh's Lost 20 Advertisers -- But Experts Expect They'll Be Back

Five more advertisers announced they will no longer advertise on Rush Limbaugh’s radio show, bringing the total number to 20.

Facebook Adds 'Ethnic' Tab to its Ad-Buying Platform; Latinos First Group Targeted

This marks the first time Facebook has allowed marketers a direct means of targeting ethnic groups.

New Snapple Commercial: 'Blatant Racism' Say Commenters Online

A Snapple commercial advertising a new “half & half” lemonade and tea drink is sparking controversy online. Watch the commercial and vote.

Actress Lisa Chan Apologizes for Anti-Chinese Hoekstra Ad

Lisa Chan, the 21-year-old actress who appeared in Michigan Senate candidate Pete Hoekstra’s anti-Chinese campaign released an apology Wednesday.

Ads Airing on Fox News: Keep 'Legal' Immigrants Out Too [Video]

A conservative group has launched a campaign to get the Federal government to limit the number of foreign workers that are allowed to enter the country with worker visas.

Beyoncé is the Whitest She's Ever Been in New Album Promo

The new promo ad released by Beyoncé Knowles’ camp to promote the 2011 album “4,” finds Beyoncé with blonde hair, bleached eyebrows and the lightest skin we’ve ever seen on her.