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If you were paying attention to the Super Bowl ads last night, one of them may have caught your attention. Pepsi sucked us in with one ad featuring an African American husband and wife. Check out the commercial below:
If you didn’t laugh at that one…check your pulse. Pepsi did a good job. But this morning, Boyce Watkins wrote a piece for Black Voices questioning whether the ad further perpetuates the “angry black woman” stereotype and makes light of the very serious issue of domestic violence. After watching the commercial, do you think Pepsi played on stereotypes to make a few (million) dollars? Or does the ad send an accurate message about female/male relationship dynamics in a humorous way?