The fonts also say that American blacks are dolts and minstrels. Typography as racist stereotype. And all the while, you (also Steven Heller) thought the real problem was Neuland.

‘Norbit’ title in red Gill Kayo
‘Scary Movie’ title in red Flyer
«La guardería de papa» title in red Compacta
‘License to Wed’ title in red Flyer
‘White Chicks’ title in black Flyer, with the letter i lower case in white outline inside a black capital I
‘Little Man’ title in red Flyer (Little, with lower-case i) and black Flyer (Man)
Eddie & Martin: “Life” ’ in red Helvetica
‘“Big Momma’s House’ title in extended and scrunched red Flyer outline type
‘Big Momma’s House 2’ title in extended and scrunched red Flyer outline type

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