This facebook ad by dove “outraged” many on social media, as the black woman in the brown shirt took off her brown shirt to be revealed as a white woman in a white shirt, translated by some, as an inference that black skin is inherently dirty and that white skin is clean. But does anyone notice that after the white woman takes off her shirt, she transforms into what we can assume to be a Latina woman or possibly an Indian woman? Now that we can see the ad in its full context below: What do you think of this ad?
An image we recently posted on Facebook missed the mark in representing women of color thoughtfully. We deeply regret the offense it caused.
— Dove (@Dove) October 7, 2017