Cheerios has been a household name for decades but one of their new ads is serving up a controversy. The use of an interracial family is what has everyone talking and even has some up in arms. Some folks are saying it's an important step but others posted comments that got so bad Cheerios had to shut them down on the official YouTube video.
This morning, social commentator and a contributor to "CBS Sunday Morning" Nancy Giles joins “Starting Point’ to weigh in on the controversy.
almost 40 years ago, Star Trek made history with the first interracial kiss on TV... and look where we are now... about time....
This happens in the world everyday, interracial family. People need to realize that and stop complaining and just live with how our society is today. I didn't even notice the white lady sitting at the table until the news pointed it out. I hope cheerios do not remove thier commercial. Now how you doing!
I dont see anything racist about this ad I find the ad very cute . I love it
I realize its 2013 but this is against God and the bible!
I am so proud of Cheerios excellent marketing, being a product of multiracial parents mother white father black I think it is about time racial barrier are broken even through a commercial. Me and my family will be long time Cheerios eater and banning the view will never play in our house.
Really? What year is this?
Have an issue with this AND it just reflects your level of education.
There are cracked people everywhere so, full steam ahead mates!
I enjoyed the Cheerios commercial, especially the expressions on the little girls face. Made me smile, then chuckle. According to Scientific study, related to DNA findings over the past decade, every human on this planet can trace their ancestry back to one area in Africa. In essence, every American technically could be called an African American. This world may never be in harmony, until all skin colors intermingle, creating a universal skin color. Mixing of the races is a natural process for eventual human survival, I feel. Evolution by natural selection is in progress. With global warming upon us, darker skin – more pigment – will allow some to withstand the higher temperatures from the intensity of the sun and it's UV rays. I suppose, in essence, returning to our ancestral Roots.
I find it strange how this story is on CNN & MSNBC's website. However FOX news doesn't have it........hmmmm
I thought this couldn't be the case, but I went to http://www.foxnews.com and typed cheerios into their search box and NOTHING! Wow.
There are plenty of inter racial couples in TV shows, but not in commercials. Go Cheerios!!
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