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Black Woman In Advertising

November 25, 2018 0 Comment

In recent years black woman have made big strides in
the area of advertising, but regardless of these
efforts black woman all still shown as submissive or
being dominated. Few women are shown as strong or
self-sufficient. I believe a lot of black woman are
made to deal with racism and the fact they don’t look
like a white woman on their job. I will try to show
that although things may look like it is changing.
The present is still closer to the past than we
realize and there is much that is still the same.

Past Black Woman In Advertising (verse one)
In past advertisement, black woman have been depicted
as big lip, fat, very dark, always willing to please.
This physical appaerance was a tiypical sterotype held
by many non-blacks American. In the nineteen century
the view of black woman was always distorted. One
place you can find a miss representation of a color
woman is the film Driving Miss Dasey. Black woman
in adds were always presented very asexual with a big
stupid looking smile on they face. I often wonder how
hard it had to be to go to work with a smile when you
know that racisum and sexism is all around you. A
prime example of what I have stated so far is the Aunt
Jemima’s adds off the late 1940’s. Here was a black
woman with her hear tied with a kerchief, big fat
lips, very dark skin, and with a very big smile on her
face. By the early 80’s the features began to change,
she became lighter and the smile became more
realistic. I believe the only reason for these
changes was the woman’s movement of the late 60’s
early 70’s and the civil rights movement of the 60’s.

Today’s Black Woman in Advertising (same song
different verse)
Although much has change from the ads of pass black
woman. Such things For example were the kerchief, dark
skin, and lips. Women are still being portrayed as
submissive or being dominated in ads. In a white
dominated society, whiteness is what is beautiful.
So black woman are socialized into thinking that they
have to appear white, otherwise they are not
beautiful (Hook, 1992). Black woman often have to
learn to become less black and learn to talk and
acted more white. This is way I believe so many
black woman are trying to lighten they skin and change
their physical features. There are few magazines were
a realistic representation of black beauty can be
found in a magazine. Two such magazines are Essence
and Ebony. What I find ironic is that black women are
being used in adds to get other black women to become
blacker. In 1990, 44 million dollars was spend by
black women trying to become more like the black women
they saw in adds who looked white (Russell, Wilson,
; Hall. 1992).

Adds today also tend to show woman with long smooth
hair which was associated with middle class, while
short fizzle hair was associated with black woman that
were less fortunate (Russell, Wilson, ; Hall.

1992:83). I believe these ads are responsible for
such products as Dark ; Lovely. I can relate to you
many more cases were black women, who in some way
resemble a white women are used in advertising to get
other black women to buy a certain product. I can do
this but all you have to do is look all around you
there are ads all over the place.

Future Black Woman In Advertising (new song)
In recent years black woman have made big strides in
the area of advertising, but regardless of these
efforts black woman all still shown as submissive or
being dominated. Few women are shown as strong or
self-sufficient. I believe a lot of black woman are
made to deal with racism and the fact they don’t look
like a white woman on their job. I will try to show
that although things may look like it is changing.
The present is still closer to the past than we
realize and there is much that is still the same.

Past Black Woman In Advertising (verse one)
In past advertisement, black woman have been depicted
as big lip, fat, very dark, always willing to please.
This physical appaerance was a tiypical sterotype held
by many non-blacks American. In the nineteen century
the view of black woman was always distorted. One
place you can find a miss representation of a color
woman is the film Driving Miss Dasey. Black woman
in adds were always presented very asexual with a big
stupid looking smile on they face. I often wonder how
hard it had to be to go to work with a smile when you
know that racisum and sexism is all around you. A
prime example of what I have stated so far is the Aunt
Jemima’s adds off the late 1940’s. Here was a black
woman with her hear tied with a kerchief, big fat
lips, very dark skin, and with a very big smile on her
face. By the early 80’s the features began to change,
she became lighter and the smile became more
realistic. I believe the only reason for these
changes was the woman’s movement of the late 60’s
early 70’s and the civil rights movement of the 60’s.

Today’s Black Woman in Advertising (same song
different verse)
Although much has change from the ads of pass black
woman. Such things For example were the kerchief, dark
skin, and lips. Women are still being portrayed as
submissive or being dominated in ads. In a white
dominated society, whiteness is what is beautiful.
So black woman are socialized into thinking that they
have to appear white, otherwise they are not
beautiful (Hook, 1992). Black woman often have to
learn to become less black and learn to talk and
acted more white. This is way I believe so many
black woman are trying to lighten they skin and change
their physical features. There are few magazines were
a realistic representation of black beauty can be
found in a magazine. Two such magazines are Essence
and Ebony. What I find ironic is that black women are
being used in adds to get other black women to become
blacker. In 1990, 44 million dollars was spend by
black women trying to become more like the black women
they saw in adds who looked white (Russell, Wilson,
& Hall. 1992).

Adds today also tend to show woman with long smooth
hair which was associated with middle class, while
short fizzle hair was associated with black woman that
were less fortunate (Russell, Wilson, & Hall.

1992:83). I believe these ads are responsible for
such products as Dark & Lovely. I can relate to you
many more cases were black women, who in some way
resemble a white women are used in advertising to get
other black women to buy a certain product. I can do
this but all you have to do is look all around you
there are ads all over the place.

Future Black Woman In Advertising (new song)
In recent years black woman have made big strides in
the area of advertising, but regardless of these
efforts black woman all still shown as submissive or
being dominated. Few women are shown as strong or
self-sufficient. I believe a lot of black woman are
made to deal with racism and the fact they don’t look
like a white woman on their job. I will try to show
that although things may look like it is changing.
The present is still closer to the past than we
realize and there is much that is still the same.

Past Black Woman In Advertising (verse one)
In past advertisement, black woman have been depicted
as big lip, fat, very dark, always willing to please.
This physical appaerance was a tiypical sterotype held
by many non-blacks American. In the nineteen century
the view of black woman was always distorted. One
place you can find a miss representation of a color
woman is the film Driving Miss Dasey. Black woman
in adds were always presented very asexual with a big
stupid looking smile on they face. I often wonder how
hard it had to be to go to work with a smile when you
know that racisum and sexism is all around you. A
prime example of what I have stated so far is the Aunt
Jemima’s adds off the late 1940’s. Here was a black
woman with her hear tied with a kerchief, big fat
lips, very dark skin, and with a very big smile on her
face. By the early 80’s the features began to change,
she became lighter and the smile became more
realistic. I believe the only reason for these
changes was the woman’s movement of the late 60’s
early 70’s and the civil rights movement of the 60’s.

Today’s Black Woman in Advertising (same song
different verse)
Although much has change from the ads of pass black
woman. Such things For example were the kerchief, dark
skin, and lips. Women are still being portrayed as
submissive or being dominated in ads. In a white
dominated society, whiteness is what is beautiful.
So black woman are socialized into thinking that they
have to appear white, otherwise they are not
beautiful (Hook, 1992). Black woman often have to
learn to become less black and learn to talk and
acted more white. This is way I believe so many
black woman are trying to lighten they skin and change
their physical features. There are few magazines were
a realistic representation of black beauty can be
found in a magazine. Two such magazines are Essence
and Ebony. What I find ironic is that black women are
being used in adds to get other black women to become
blacker. In 1990, 44 million dollars was spend by
black women trying to become more like the black women
they saw in adds who looked white (Russell, Wilson,
; Hall. 1992).

Adds today also tend to show woman with long smooth
hair which was associated with middle class, while
short fizzle hair was associated with black woman that
were less fortunate (Russell, Wilson, ; Hall.

1992:83). I believe these ads are responsible for
such products as Dark ; Lovely. I can relate to you
many more cases were black women, who in some way
resemble a white women are used in advertising to get
other black women to buy a certain product. I can do
this but all you have to do is look all around you
there are ads all over the place.

Future Black Woman In Advertising (new song)
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