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Originally posted by EagleClaw
Um in Australia people dont make fun of other people for eating chicken and watermelons, that is purly from the USA.
I dont think the ad is racist at all.
Originally posted by hotpinkurinalmint
The problem is that fried chicken and watermelon have a strong association with cartoonish caricatures of Black people.
Originally posted by JaxonRoberts
It's not racist, it's not a stereotype (negative or otherwise), it's just a fact... Black people like chicken, especially fried chicken. It's no more racist or stereotyping that saying that asians like rice. They just do. And if it is racist or stereotyping, then those in the fried chicken business are in on it, 'cuz you can't show me one black neighborhood in the states that doesn't have a KFC or a Popeye's or a Church's or a...
Now as to using said chicken to shut them up at a cricket game... Well, that's just not 'cricket'!
OK, now everybody can tell me what a racist bastard I am for telling it like it is...