Vanguard News Network
VNN Media
VNN Digital Library
VNN Reader Mail
VNN Broadcasts

Old May 26th, 2018 #1
Skinhead Zack
Macht Des Hasses
 
Skinhead Zack's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2018
Location: Canada.
Posts: 551
Skinhead Zack
Default German Chocolate Company Accused Of Racism Over Royal Wedding Ad

German Chocolate Company Accused Of Racism Over Royal Wedding Ad

CBS News:


MAY 23, 2018 12:32 PM EDT

WORLD BY CAITLIN O'KANE / CBS NEWS






German chocolate company Super Dickmann is being accused of racism after releasing an ad tied to the royal wedding showing a chocolate-covered marshmallow in a wedding dress. The caption to the ad reads: "What are you looking at? Wouldn't you also want to be Meghan today?" the BBC reports.

The ad was posted on Facebook on Saturday, the day of Meghan Markle's wedding to Prince Harry. The image depicted a cartoon Schokokuss, a well-known German sweet, dressed in a white dress. The words written above the marshmallow translate to "a foam in white" -- a reference to its creamy interior and a pun on the phrase "a vision in white," according to the BBC.

Some criticized the image as "racist" and many took to social media to express their outrage. "Saw Dickmann's commercial and want to set something on fire," one commenter wrote, according to the Daily Mail.







A German chocolate company is accused of racism after releasing an ad showing a chocolate-covered marshmallow in a wedding dress. Super Dickmann


The company responded to the criticism on Facebook, writing "A big pardon! The world of Super Dickmann's is colourful and diverse and far from racist thoughts." A spokesperson for the company called the post "stupid and embarrassing," the BBC reports.

Super Dickmann spokesman Bernd Roessler said the company had not put enough thought into the post, which it has deleted from its Facebook page.

But some people did not think the apology was enough. One wrote, "Pathetic campaign, pathetic response. I hope there will be financial consequences for you," the Daily Mail reports.

Markle, now known as Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Sussex, made history as an American and biracial woman when she joined the royal family on Saturday.

Markle's mother, Doria Ragland, is African-American, and aspects of the wedding ceremony reflected and celebrated that heritage. The first African-American head of the Episcopal Church in the U.S., Bishop Michael Bruce Curry, delivered an inspiring, emotional sermon. And the renowned gospel singer Karen Gibson led the Kingdom Choir in a soulful rendition of "Stand By Me."

Markle, who grew up in Los Angeles during a racially-charged period amid the riots after the Rodney King verdict, has spoken about being exposed to racism up close. "You know, a couple years ago I heard someone call my mom the N-word," Markle said in a 2012 PSA for Characters Unite, a USA Network campaign against discrimination.




"I'm biracial Some of the slurs I've heard or really offensive jokes or names just hit me in a really strong way. ... I'm proud of both sides," Markle continued.

To many people, she is an inspiration.

"Now we see that a real-life black princess can actually be in the British royal family. So it shows young black girls that like this can actually be a reality, not just a fantasy, like in story books," 16-year-old Tyler Newman told CBS News' Michelle Miller. "She's not just representing herself, but she's representing all of black women and what we have to bring."






https://www.cbsnews.com/amp/news/ger...meghan-markle/
 
Old May 26th, 2018 #2
Thomas Gregory
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2017
Posts: 208
Thomas Gregory
Default

The Nigger/Jew whinging never ends. First they renamed it from Negerkopf (negro head) to Negerkuss (negro kiss) then chocolate kiss and now this. Turdskins should be thankful that they're being compared to chocolate.
 
Old May 27th, 2018 #3
Erik T. White
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2017
Location: The Deep South of the USSA
Posts: 3,291
Erik T. White
Default

Mudik at bedtime, calling Harry:







14/88

Erik
__________________
Whites are afraid to speak out against their enemies, let alone act out. This must change ~ Alex Linder
Sweat saves blood, blood saves lives, but brains saves both. ~ Erwin Rommel

Last edited by Erik T. White; May 27th, 2018 at 05:31 AM. Reason: typo
 
Old May 27th, 2018 #4
Agnes_Grima
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2017
Posts: 55
Agnes_Grima
Smile

That was pretty funny!
 
Old May 27th, 2018 #5
Jeffrey Smither
Banned
 
Join Date: Jul 2017
Posts: 3,319
Default

LOL the company name. "Super Dickman."
 
Reply

Tags
germany

Share


Thread
Display Modes


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:08 AM.
Page generated in 0.08468 seconds.