When will the marketing companies EVER learn. This is SO incredibly racist. Thanks KFC for another racist campaign. There are some people who fail to understand why this commercial is offensive. The reason is black people have been linked and depicted to stop everything to eat Fried Chicken like Watermelon. It’s called Culinary Racism, there are certain foods that racist ad campaigns linked black caricatures to (see image below) for more explanation, check google “racist, chicken, black people” images.
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