Darlie’s Chinese name translates to “black person toothpaste”. Photo: EPA-EFEDarlie’s Chinese name translates to “black person toothpaste”. Photo: EPA-EFE
Darlie’s Chinese name translates to “black person toothpaste”. Photo: EPA-EFE

Colgate reviews Chinese toothpaste brand Darlie amid US racism debate

  • Darlie, one of the bestselling toothpaste brands in Asia, has its roots deeply embedded in blackface
  • It is among a range of brands being reviewed in the US, where debates over racism have been sparked by the killing of Black American man George Floyd
Topic |   George Floyd protests
Darlie’s Chinese name translates to “black person toothpaste”. Photo: EPA-EFEDarlie’s Chinese name translates to “black person toothpaste”. Photo: EPA-EFE
Darlie’s Chinese name translates to “black person toothpaste”. Photo: EPA-EFE
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