So...some in our community have critiqued the outcry over the Kendall Jenner Pepsi ad. "Why the hell are people angry over a stupid ad??" ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Well, for one it is a stupid ad but it is a stupid ad that wields a lot of power. So yes, we must be angry. There is anger because white people, liberals, the state, and now this stupid ad have been consistently telling black folks and marginalized peoples how to protest the right way. In this case, smile and give a pepsi to a cop and the world will be alright-which is basically to say don't protest at all. Because let's just love and overlook the fact that black folks consistently face the violence of police brutality. Be peaceful and smile while corporations like pepsi exploit millions of workers. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
It is a problem that an ad with so much white privilege and so much white nonsense is given such a massive platform in the form of a Pepsi ad. You also have to wonder how lacking the advertising department at Pepsi must be of sensibility and people of color. This ad made it's way all the way through from the design phase to its release with no one stopping to say "Wait a minute, this shit is so fucked up" (no matter how much you want to say that this was a good marketing strategy bc it wasn't. Profiting off of black folks' trauma is not a good marketing strategy.) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀ So yes, there are lots of things to be angry about daily-white privilege, white people, anti-blackness, police brutality, capitalism, etc. And this ad is one of them because this ad reflects the system that furthers all of the above problems. Also sidenote: people angry at this ad are angry for reasons of policing black resistance, white supremacy, police brutality. People can be angry at a stupid ad and be angry at systems of oppression at the same time (MINDBLOWN amirite?) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
#FuckKendallJenner #FuckPepsi #FuckPoliceBrutality #FuckTonePolicing #FuckWhiteSupremacy #FuckCapitalism
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  • tibetanfeministcollectiveSo...some in our community have critiqued the outcry over the Kendall Jenner Pepsi ad. "Why the hell are people angry over a stupid ad??" ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
    Well, for one it is a stupid ad but it is a stupid ad that wields a lot of power. So yes, we must be angry. There is anger because white people, liberals, the state, and now this stupid ad have been consistently telling black folks and marginalized peoples how to protest the right way. In this case, smile and give a pepsi to a cop and the world will be alright-which is basically to say don't protest at all. Because let's just love and overlook the fact that black folks consistently face the violence of police brutality. Be peaceful and smile while corporations like pepsi exploit millions of workers. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
    It is a problem that an ad with so much white privilege and so much white nonsense is given such a massive platform in the form of a Pepsi ad. You also have to wonder how lacking the advertising department at Pepsi must be of sensibility and people of color. This ad made it's way all the way through from the design phase to its release with no one stopping to say "Wait a minute, this shit is so fucked up" (no matter how much you want to say that this was a good marketing strategy bc it wasn't. Profiting off of black folks' trauma is not a good marketing strategy.) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀ So yes, there are lots of things to be angry about daily-white privilege, white people, anti-blackness, police brutality, capitalism, etc. And this ad is one of them because this ad reflects the system that furthers all of the above problems. Also sidenote: people angry at this ad are angry for reasons of policing black resistance, white supremacy, police brutality. People can be angry at a stupid ad and be angry at systems of oppression at the same time (MINDBLOWN amirite?) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
    #FuckKendallJenner #FuckPepsi #FuckPoliceBrutality #FuckTonePolicing #FuckWhiteSupremacy #FuckCapitalism
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  • ariiadniicollinsFotopoulos is my last name😂
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  • michellemunchMer om Pepsi-Kendall😂 @malichannn
  • twinthingtooCould not have said it better even if I had years to think about it.
  • cara_boskaWhat a great time to be white
  • aliihou@shayna_mariexo this ones good too haha
  • trevorballantyne@lilahknisley this post is a weird brag
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  • kerrvisualsOn point ✌️
  • majudaspriestWhile I agree with what you have said, and in no way or shape or form do I really give a shit about celebrities, I don't think you should hate on Jenner. She isn't incharge of the content of the commercial, and if it wasn't her, would have been someone else. She's a pawn, nothing more.
  • dobiejeffersonArmenians are middle eastern though
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