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Racial Controversy over Ashton Kutcher Ad

A chips ad featuring Ashton Kutcher in brownface imitating an Indian backfires. We look at the controversy, and ask Northwestern University Professor Shalini Shankar what it may say about race in America, on Chicago Tonight at 7:00 pm.

Watch the ad in the video below.

Other controversial ads have come up in relation to race and stereotypes, such as this infamous Michigan superbowl ad for a Republican Senate candidate.

In the following ad for Ultrabook by Intel, two martial artists face off in a battle for the power outlet in an ancient Chinese temple.