Casual racism

The packet of Conguitos that a friend at work was munching on

A friend of mine at work was recently munching on Conguitos – the Spanish version of M&M peanuts, as the onafrica blog aptly describes it. Read this piece about why their logo is offensive to Africans.

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2 Responses to Casual racism

  1. Raji says:

    Can history ever be erased?

  2. Boban says:

    Hey Alaphia- In HK there used to be a brand of toothpaste called “Darkie”, which of course in these politically correct times has been changed to “Darlie”. Check this out to see how offensive this is as far as product marketing is concerned: http://iluvsa.blogspot.com/2009/06/history-lesson-for-today-darkie.html

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