Edited by Azizi Powell
This post showcases seven television ads that feature Black fathers & their child or children.
Note: I'm sure that these aren't the only positive television ads that include Black people.
Please help me identify more ads such as these from the United States & elsewhere.
The content of this post is presented for cultural, entertainment, and aesthetic purposes.
All copyrights remain with their owners.
(These television ads are presented in chronological order based on the decade or year that the ad was first aired on television.
Example #1: FOX Kids Commercial – Fatherhood
ebirnholz,·Uploaded on Oct 24, 2006
A blast from the past! This is a Message Totally For Kids from the early '90's on FOX. A father misses playing in the big football game to take care of his son.
Example #2: Cheerleading Dad
Deborah B., Uploaded on Sep 10, 2008
PSA for Fatherhood.gov
"PSA" = public service announcement
This video of this ad is given with captions. A man & his daughter practice cheerleader cheers outside of their apartment.
Example #3: Tide Commercial Black father and son
Sharra Whitfield, Uploaded on Aug 3, 2009
Little black boy and his dad. The dad is drying his son off. They are laughing together in the bathroom after bath or shower.
Example #4: Subaru: Kid Wash
Subaru, Published on Sep 24, 2012
The Subaru is the ultimate hand-me-down. This provides a little consolation to a dad who finds his two sons have taken it upon themselves to give the brand-new family Subaru its first car wash.
Music: "Tuned To Love" by The Loose Salute
Click http://www.justicejonesie.com/blog/2012/10/subaru-commercial-boys-wash/ for a post about this ad.
Example #5: LeBron's Day with the Samsung Galaxy Note II (60 second)
samsungmobileusa, Published on Oct 30, 2012
Example #6: How To Play Defense With Dwyane Wade
dovemencareus, Published on Mar 12, 2013
Need a lesson on defense? Watch as all-star Dwyane Wade shares his defensive strategy in this video.
Example #7: 'Just Checking': Cheerios' Commercial [HD]
cheerios, Published on May 28, 2013
Share some Cheerios with the person closest to *your* heart.
Thanks to the producers of these ads. Thanks also to those featured in the videos & thanks to their publishers on YouTube.
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