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Watch these adorable children school us on anti-racism

Remember the “controversy” over the interracial Cheerios ad? Some genius person decided to ask children what they think of the racist commenters and response to it in a unscientific experiment. Below are a few quotes from the kids reactions to questions from the facilitator regarding attitudes of racism, discrimination, and the actual meanness of YouTube commenters.

“That’s it? It’s just a Cheerios commercial.”

“They seem like a normal family.”

“How did they get angry? But… why?”

“What is this country for? Starts with an E… oh, EQUALITY.”

“So you’re wasting your time going on the internet, going to the comments to tell me some racial slur for a Cheerios commercial? That sounds dumb to me.”

Out of the mouths of babes, y’all. What did we learn? ...

Remember the “controversy” over the interracial Cheerios ad? Some genius person decided to ask children what they think of the racist commenters and response to it in a unscientific experiment. Below are a few quotes from the ...

Amazing Cheerio’s ad parody features interracial queer couple, says fuck the haters

A queer Cheerio’s ad parody is like a blogger’s dream, if for the puns alone. I am therefore happy to call for three “queers” at the emergence of this gem, posted yesterday by Kenji America:

The video closely follows the script of the original Cheerio’s ad, which you may remember pissed off a lot of people for featuring an interracial family, because racism. In fact, the ad drew such vitriol online  that Cheerio’s had to switch off its YouTube comments section in order to maintain a “family friendly” space. Again, this is a commercial in which literally nothing happens except that an adorable little girl asks her (presumed) mother if it’s true that Cheerio’s is good for your heart and upon ...

A queer Cheerio’s ad parody is like a blogger’s dream, if for the puns alone. I am therefore happy to call for three “queers” at the emergence of this gem, posted yesterday by Kenji America:

The video closely ...