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Why Can't Madison Avenue Accept My Family?

Scholastic Parent and Child | Posted 04.06.2014 | Parents
Scholastic Parent and Child

If real-life middle America accepts my husband, son and me as a family, why can't Madison Avenue? We don't need to look like we "fit" because we already do.

Cheerios Embraces Ethnic Norm Shifting, But There Are Brand Missteps

Stephen Palacios | Posted 04.06.2014 | Black Voices
Stephen Palacios

Everyone is talking about Cheerios! The New York Times (article), Fox News, MSNBC and others have made an inter-ethnic family the cause de jour (MSN...

How Did Cheerios Think They Could Get Away With This?

Posted 11.18.2013 | Comedy

Cheerios, you didn't really think you could get away with a new commercial comparing Cheerios to dead grandmas without getting made fun of by Stephen ...

Dadmissions on Cheerios

Pete Wilgoren | Posted 08.11.2013 | Parents
Pete Wilgoren

The Cheerios ad is tender. The ad is selling cereal. And now the ad is doing something else as well. The ad is forcing us to discuss race relations with our kids. Yeah, a cereal ad did that.

Adorable Daughter In Cheerios Ad Responds To Racist Backlash

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.11.2013 | Business

Despite the ugly backlash incited by a Cheerios commercial featuring a mixed race family, the ad's six-year-old star is all smiles. Grace Colbert,...

Cheerios Ad Actress Rips Racists

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.07.2013 | Business

One of the stars of the Cheerios commercial that recently incited racist backlash says she was surprised to discover there were people who could possi...

WATCH: Mom In Controversial Cheerios Commercial Responds To Backlash

HuffPost Live | Posted 06.07.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

The Cheerios commercial featuring an interracial family has created a stir. Top executives at General Mills stand by their decision to feature the fam...

Cheerios Stands By Ad Featuring Mixed Race Family

AP | LEANNE ITALIE | Posted 08.05.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- A mom sits at her kitchen table when her grade schooler saunters up with a big box of Cheerios. "Mom," says the girl. "Dad told me Cheeri...

So This Happened

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 06.04.2013 | Media

In response to critics who railed against Cheerios for featuring an interracial family in its newest ad, MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell dedicated an entir...