Top 10 Racially Insensitive Advertisements

of 108Photo
  • Naomi Campbell
  • Summer's Eve
  • Nivea
  • Intel
  • Sony
  • Tyler the Creator
  • Volkswagen
  • Mary J. Blige
  • 050113 national racially insensitive ads pete hoekstra super bowl ad
  • Ashton Kutcher

Not-So-Smooth Move

In 2011, Nivea faced an onslaught of backlash after releasing an ad featuring a clean-cut African-American man preparing to throw the head of another Black man with a beard and afro alongside the caption "Re-Civilize Yourself." (Photo: Nivea)