Consider this an open thread.
Found via blackfolks.
ETA: I said I wouldn’t comment, but I lied. Someone pointed me to this article, which elicited this response:
Sony is being disingenuous about the message their ad for the White PSP is sending. They may not have intended for the ad to be racist, but they cannot now deny that it DOES have racist undertones. You cannot use such highly charaged images and then claim complete ignorance of how they might be percieved. And by denying that anyone should be offended by the ads they’ve pretty much said that they don’t care how the ad makes people feel as long as folks buy the product. That’s crap. That’s also irresponsible. Step up and admit that the campaign wasn’t thought through carefully and either take down the ads or at least apologize. The spin only serves to alienate buyers.