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Miss America Nina Davuluri: Too Indian For America, Too Dark For India?

Who could blame you if on Sunday night, after Miss America was crowned, you wanted to quit America for a little bit — or at least Twitter? Nina Davuluri, an…

Jessica Wakeman | September 17, 2013 - 4:00 pm

White Queen Wins In Chess-Inspired Skin Whitening Ad

Wow, SkinWhite. Symbolism much? Latino pop culture blog Guanabee noticed this ad for SkinWhite skin lightening cream which conveys a message about race via black and white chess pieces: “See,…

Jessica Wakeman | July 20, 2010 - 4:40 pm

Michael Jackson Had Skin-Whitening Creams In His Home

Detectives found an array of skin-whitening creams and medications in Michael Jackson’s home, according to recently unsealed search warrants. A cupboard in Michael’s bedroom contained 19 tubes of hydroquinone and…

Annika Harris | March 29, 2010 - 2:50 pm

“The Price Of Beauty” Makes Jessica Simpson An Ugly American

I stayed up way past my bed time last night to watch Jessica Simpson’s new VH1 show, “The Price of Beauty.” I didn’t have high hopes for the show…

Jessica Wakeman | March 16, 2010 - 12:40 pm

Ad For Skin Whitening Pill Is Simultaneously Racist, Sexist, & Disgusting!

This print ad for Imedeen’s skin whitening pill is so awesomely offensive because A) the very nature of skin whitening products is racist, B) making a blow job joke to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 5, 2009 - 2:30 pm