Did Cheerios Make Interracial Couples Popular?

Ever since the now infamous Cheerios commercial aired, it seems there’s been an uptick in the popularity of interracial couples in commercials.

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now…

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Certainly you’ve heard of this, right?  The barrage of hateful comments left under the commercial featuring a mixed race family on Cheerios’ YouTube channel.  Comments so offensive that General Mil…

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According to Our Hearts: Lessons Lost and Learned from the Cheerios Commercial Controversy | Mixed Race Studies

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“… I would suggest that the next cereal commercial produced could depict the same family sitting together at the breakfast table eating a bowl of Cheerios. It will be good for their hearts, and ours too.” -Steven F. Riley

Click for Mr. Riley’s article.

Community Village‘s insight:

Photo from NYDaily News:

“Chirlane McCray (left) and husband, mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio (center), along with their son, Dante. McCray threw her support behind a recent Cheerios ad that featured an interracial family and tied it to her husband’s run for mayor.

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/election/chirlane-mccray-shows-support-cheerios-ad-article-1.1363201#ixzz2VsiLjb9j

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I’m Biracial, and That Cheerios Ad Is a Big Fucking Deal. Trust Me. | Meagan Hatcher-Mays

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By now you know some racist dicks have whipped themselves up in a frenzy of racist dickery over the portrayal of an interracial family in a Cheerios ad.

Community Village‘s insight:

good (and funny) writing here

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Mixed Couples In TV Commercials Go Beyond Cheerios

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Yesterday I posted about the ugliness surrounding the wonderful Cheerios commercial featuring the mixed couple. Today I have to follow that post up with this great piece I saw in The Huffington Pos…

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