Coca Cola pulls Christmas ad after accusations of racism

Posted on December 9, 2015 • Filed under: Latin America Health, Latin America Indigenous Issues, Mexico reported Coca-Cola is facing heavy criticism after airing an ad that some have deemed racist.

Still available on YouTube, the now-pulled advert features a gaggle of white hipsters bringing Coke to an indigenous village in Mexico.

The visitors help the locals build a weird Christmas tree out of wood and plastic red Coke bottle caps as they share their smug, first-world joy with the villagers. Read Article

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