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American Dads Against “Outsiders”: What Would MLK Say?

June 2020

I’ve been deeply disturbed by two ads recently appearing on local television here in Middle Tennessee, home to Nashville. One promotes a local business; one promotes a candidate for public office. Both include a Fifties-style American family: working dad, pretty mom, healthy-looking children.

Ad 1’s Tennessee family features a brown-haired well-fed dad, blonde mom, and four…