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Pepsi Apologizes After Protest-Themed Ad Draws Criticism05:38

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Pepsi is apologizing after the company pulled a protest-themed ad that has generated a lot of criticism online. Critics say the company tried to appropriate Black Lives Matter protests to sell a product.

Skin care company Nivea is also under fire for its now-pulled "White Is Purity" advertising campaign:

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Danielle C. Belton (@blacksnob) of The Root about the controversies.

This article was originally published on April 06, 2017.

This segment aired on April 6, 2017.


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