I was expecting the woman in the stiletto boots and matted fur coat to be an obnoxious Los Angeles stereotype. Now I don’t know what to do.
There’s nothing funny or harmless about this and when a company is profiting from the marketing of tropes (and has been for decades), there’s something immensely wrong.
People In Stores Always Think I'm A Thief Because I Look Black And I Am Fed Up With This Racist Crap
I once heard a white man say, "When you go out you're representing your race." Except when you're white, you're just a thief, a rapist, a murderer - one who has gone astray from the flock. When you're a person of color, you're a cultural symbol.
The administration at a high school in Jersey recently asked only their female students to take an anti-swearing "pledge." Clearly, they have never met a teenage girl ever in their lives.