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Dunkin’ Donuts Ad in Thailand Causes Uproar | TIME.com

A new ad from Dunkin’ Donuts’ Thai division has the American pastry-maker on the defensive and critics in America crying racism. The Los Angeles Times and the Associated Press report that Dunkin’ Donuts Thailand recently released an advertisement for the company’s “Charcoal Donut,” which displays a young woman wearing pink lipstick …

HOAX: McDonald’s Official Statement Condemns Racist Sign [UPDATED]

    Making the Twitter rounds on a super-sized scale today (under the hashtag of #seriouslymcdonalds) is this obviously fake sign that’s allegedly in a McDonald’s restaurant. It claims that “African-American customers are now required to pay an additional fee of $1.50 per transaction.” The picture originated on twitpic and …